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SCA Skills for the Future Trainees Visit

Monday 25 January 2016

We recently had the pleasure of hosting the first of the cohort visits for the Opening up Scotland’s archives trainees.

Show and Tells

Monday 08 February 2016

Come along to Martyrs Kirk New Park Seminar Room on North Street to see selected items from the University Library collections, including manuscripts and early books, and learn about their history.

Donaldson Collection now on SAULCAT

Monday 22 February 2016

The Lighting the Past team are pleased to announce that the Donaldson collection is now fully catalogued on SAULCAT

Show and Tell - 'Preserving the history, presenting the iconic': Golf in the Special Collections Division

Friday 26 February 2016

On February 17th, we hosted our first Show and Tell of the year at the New Park Seminar Room in Martyrs Kirk.

Visiting Scholars 2016

Friday 11 March 2016

We are pleased to announce our Visiting Scholars for 2016

The ReadMe! self-help practice tool for palaeography receives further funding

Thursday 14 April 2016

ReadMe! tool will be developed for use on School of English modules and made re-usable in other contexts

The Craftsmen of St Andrews Past & Present

Tuesday 10 May 2016

On Saturday 7 May we were delighted to take part in the ‘Craftsmen of St Andrews Past and Present’ event, organised by Dr Claire Hawes.

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St Andrews Photography Festival 1st August – 11th September

Friday 17 June 2016

View photographs from our collections in venues across St Andrews!

Visiting Scholar Talks 2016

Monday 25 July 2016

Our Visting Scholars for 2016 will be giving talks about their research

Show and Tells 2016 - Semester 1

Monday 12 September 2016

Come along to Martyrs Kirk New Park Seminar Room on North Street to see selected items from the University Library collections, including manuscripts and early books, and learn about their history.

Student Book Collecting Winner Awarded National Prize

Monday 14 November 2016

The University Library is thrilled that a St Andrews undergraduate, Jenny Elwin (4th Year, English and Modern History), winner of our James David Forbes Book Collecting Prize 2016 has been awarded the first Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association National Book Collecting Prize.

 

University of St Andrews Library Visiting Scholarship Scheme 2017

Thursday 17 November 2016

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.