Today is International Day of Women and Girls 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 ›
This category was used for posts created by special collections staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.
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 ›
Blog post by Dr David McOmish, Project Assistant, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues. David will be speaking on ‘Teaching the Scientific Revolution in verse: when poetry ruled the cosmos’ at the Wellcome Library at a workshop… Read More ›
Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre continues to enchant modern readers for various reasons: its intriguing blend of realism and Gothic elements; the tumultuous central romance; its keen critiques of unfair social institutions; and the eponymous narrator’s original voice, which veers between… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Lynn Verschuren, Museum Studies project placement in Special Collections. Earlier this month, the University of Glasgow welcomed internationally renowned scholars in the fields of philosophy, literature, art history, linguistics and disability studies as part of the… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Olivia Howarth, digital preservation trainee with the SCA Opening Up Scotland’s Archives programme. Over the past three weeks I’ve been undergoing a conservation project with the Archive’s conservator Ela, surveying embossing presses in the… Read More ›