Stars of the Show

We are asked fairly regularly if items from Special Collections can be used in television programmes. Recently, the BBC filmed some of the beautiful 18th century red chalk drawings and engravings that William Hunter commissioned for his great work The… Read More ›

Blogging from Special Collections

A lot goes on in Special Collections – assisting our researchers (students, staff and visitors), cataloguing, providing images, creating exhibitions… so I reckon our blogs will be quite diverse. Check in for postings about our wonderful collections (rare books, manuscripts,… Read More ›


hopefully, this blog will take the library into the web 2.0 world & allow us to be part of the wide and varied communities who use blogs. to talk with people who think the library is somewhere to find interesting… Read More ›