News archive 2015
Friday 20 November 2015
This week we've been taking part in the Explore Your Archive Campaign
Thursday 19 November 2015
The University of St Andrews Library is now accepting applications for Special Collections Visiting Scholarships. The scholarships are open to all interested researchers, whether or not affiliated to a university, and at whatever level.
Applicants are required to complete and submit the application form available from our Visiting Scholarship pages.
Friday 30 October 2015
The University Library offered a book collecting prize for the first time last year and the winners were celebrated in an event in Parliament Hall this week.
Tuesday 08 September 2015
See selected items from the University Library collections, including manuscripts and early books, and learn about their history.
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Gillian Hurst will present a lecture recital on performance practice and the St Andrews Gradual on 10 August, 2015 at 1:30 pm, St Leonards Chapel
Workshop by Professor James Carley: 'From Royal Librarian and Archbishop of Canterbury: The Foundation List of the University's Common Library, 1612-1613'
Thursday 30 July 2015
Professor James Carley of York University, Toronto, will lead a workshop titled 'From Royal Librarian and Archbishop of Canterbury: The Foundation List of the University's Common Library, 1612-1613', illustrated with examples from the Library's collections.
A Talk by Dr Sara Stevenson, Former Chief Curator of the Scottish National Photography Collection - 'Scottish Photography: The First 30 Years'
Friday 24 July 2015
Together with the Scottish Society for the History of Photography, the Special Collections Division of the University Library will be hosting a talk on The First 30 Years of Photography with Dr Sara Stevenson on Thursday 6 August at 6pm in The Byre Theatre
Workshop by Dr Allison Ksiazkiewicz: 'Studies of the Atmosphere and the Aesthetics of Colour by James David Forbes'
Thursday 23 July 2015
Dr Allison Ksiazkiewicz of the University of Cambridge will lead a workshop entitled 'Studies of the Atmosphere and the Aesthetics of Colour by James David Forbes', illustrated with examples from the Library's collections.
Workshop by Dr Philip Beeley: 'Mathematical Friends: Editing the Letters and Papers of James Gregory and John Collins'
Monday 20 July 2015
Dr Philip Beeley of Oxford University will lead a workshop entitled 'Mathematical Friends: Editing the Letters and Papers of James Gregory and John Collins', illustrated with examples from the Library's collections.
Tuesday 14 July 2015
We will be hosting an exhibition of golf photography from the University’s photographic archives in the tented village of The Open during the Championship.
(Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library. Ref 57987)
Workshop by Dr Anna Clark: 'The Lure of the Stage: Andrew Lang and the Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Adaptation'
Friday 03 July 2015
Dr Anna Clark of Iona College will lead a workshop entitled 'The Lure of the Stage: Andrew Lang and the Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Adaptation', illustrated with examples from the Library's collections.
Monday 29 June 2015
Workshop by Professor Kevin James: 'Commonplace Books, Scrapbooks and Other Albums: A Nineteenth-Century Textual Genealogy'
Tuesday 02 June 2015
Professor Kevin James of the University of Guelph, Visiting Scholar in the University Library’s Special Collections Division, will lead a workshop illustrated with examples from the Library’s collections on 11 June at 4.15pm.
Thursday 28 May 2015
Education workshop for pupils from Crail Primary School as part of our exhibition 'Poles Apart: Changing Attitudes to Whaling in the 20th Century'
Thursday 26 March 2015
The Valentine View Registers are now digitised and available online.
Wednesday 25 March 2015
Towards a comprehensive collection of Scottish documentary photobooks
Monday 23 March 2015
Special Collections Exhibition at the Scottish Fisheries Museum
Friday 13 February 2015
The Istvan Hont Bequest
Friday 06 February 2015
Wedderburn Collection now on SAULCAT