Knowledge Exchange on the costs of Open Access

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The cost of Open Access isn’t a late-breaking field. In 2014 a cost of £9.2m for UK research organisations to achieve RCUK Open Access compliance was quoted [1].… Read more

“Exciting and compelling work placement”

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The Special Collections Division of the University Library has a long tradition of offering volunteering opportunities, internships and work experience for students and school pupils.Read more

Data Management Plans – plan ahead now

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An important component of research data management is a sound data management plan (DMP). It is good practice to have one at the start of any research project, but even more so, many funders now require a DMP (alternatively, a data or resource sharing plan) to be submitted as part of grant applications.… Read more

Help us improve the Library homepage and get £20 Amazon gift card!

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Laptop in King James

The University Library Communications team are looking for participants to take part in focus groups to discuss the current Library homepage:

We are planning to redesign the homepage over the summer and want to make sure it is easy to use and includes the information our users need and want.… Read more

Conference ‘Dress and Décor: Domestic Textiles and Personal Adornment in Scotland up to 1700’

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The University Library Special Collections Division recently contributed to the conference ‘Dress and Décor: Domestic Textiles and Personal Adornment in Scotland up to 1700’.Read more

Rectors of the University of St Andrews, 1993 to present

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Here we conclude our mini-series on Rectors of the University, in this Rectorial installation season, covering the most recent occupants of the role.Read more

Cricketer, Comedians, and Campaigners: Rectors, 1967-1993

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This post continues our mini-series on former Rectors of the University of St Andrews.

Learie Constantine Rectorial drag on the Scores, St Andrews GMC-FN-291-1

Sir Learie Constantine (1967-70) Son of a sugar plantation worker and grandson of a slave, Constantine trained as a barrister, and was the first High Commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago to London.… Read more

Rectors of the University of St Andrews, 1938 to 1967

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University of St Andrews Rector from the Cook album ms38799

This week sees the installation of a new Rector at the University.… Read more

January Orientation prize draw winner

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Seethai outside the Library with her £50 Topping books vouch and enjoying some lovely Spring sunshine!

Seethai is the lucky winner of the prize draw from our January Orientation tours.… Read more

Name for SAULCAT and SEEKER replacement

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Please fill up the feedback wall with your suggestions and comments!

SAULCAT and SEEKER are being upgraded and replaced!

You will soon be able to search for books, articles and all resources and materials the Library provides for you through a new system…what should we call it?Read more