We have all witnessed the frantic energy of a busy search room/reading room. To visitors of our services, our fetching of items, answering of enquiries and dealing with reprographic orders is the most visible aspect of what we do…. Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
International Day of Women and Girl’s in Science: A Celebration of Glasgow University’s Women that Broke the Mould
Today is International Day of Women and Girl’s in Science, an event recognised to encourage the development of women in an underrepresented industry. According to the United Nations, a study conducted in 14 countries states that, “the probability for… Read More ›
It’s Color Our Collections week again (5-9 February), a week where archives, special collections and libraries encourage you to explore, colour and connect with our collections. 2018 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) and we’ve… Read More ›
Did you know that the University of Glasgow used to be its own constituency? And that graduates got an extra vote? Today, as we commemorate the Centenary of the Act that first gave the vote to some women, University of… Read More ›
Thank you! Today is my last working day as Project Manager for ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues’. It has been a personally rewarding year in which I’ve worked with a fantastic team at the University of… Read More ›