Welcome back Spring Breakers!

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Welcome back

We hope you had a lovely break and welcome you back to the Library!

Our opening hours return to 8am-2am, 7 days a week for the Main Library from Sunday 26th March.… Read more

Visiting Scholars 2017

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Since 2014, we have welcomed a number of visiting scholars who wish to pursue their own research projects to make use of materials held in the Library’s Special Collections. … Read more

Copyright ABCs – John Melish’s ‘Travels’

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This week Ethan reports on an item discovered by the Lighting the Past team from within the ‘E’ and ‘F’ sections of the Copyright Deposit Collection.Read more

UK Data Service webinars on key data and service

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Over the next few months, the UK Data Service will run a series of introductory webinars to help you navigate the data that they hold.… Read more

Shakespeare in the Laboratory – digital text analysis event

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Professor Hope

Professor Jonathan Hope from the University of Strathclyde visited us on March 8 to speak to members of the St Andrews Digital Humanities Network.… Read more

Poems Aloud! recitation competition winner

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 Isi Webb-Jenkins with John MacColl

John MacColl (University Librarian) with Isi Webb-Jenkins (winner) 

The winner this year is Isi Webb-Jenkins (first year student of Latin, Ancient Greek and Comparative Literature) for her impressive performance of Vahni Capildeo’s ‘Louise Bourgeois: Insomnia Drawings (Felt Pen)’.… Read more

Trailblazing Women at the University of St Andrews: A Celebration for International Women’s Day

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On International Women’s Day, we salute some of the amazing women who have been associated with the University in the last 125 years.… Read more

Spring Vacation opening hours

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From Friday 10th to Saturday 25th March our opening hours will change to:

Main Library Building

Mon-Fri: 0800-2200

Sat-Sun: 1000-1900

Library Service Desk

Mon-Fri: 0900-1700

Sat-Sun: 1100-1700

Martyrs Thomson Reading Room

Monday – Friday 0800 – 2100 (also open to Masters students from 1700 – 2100).… Read more

January Orientation prize draw winner!

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Hannah Dies prize presentation Jan orientation

Hannah (left) presented with her prize by Elizabeth (right) one of our talented cataloguers  (Elizabeth and her colleagues record books and other items on SAULCAT, making it easier for you to find them!)

Congratulations to Hannah who won £50 Topping & Company book vouchers in our January Orientation draw!… Read more

Opening Up Scotland’s Archives: Trainee Visit

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Earlier this year we had the pleasure of welcoming the Opening up Scotland’s Archives trainees to their second cohort visit of the year, here at the University of St Andrews Special Collections.… Read more