Large shady hats and no sun-bonnets

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To coincide with the conference and community events being held in St Andrews from the 18th – 23rd of June on The Home Front we have selected a range of items from the Russell Cawthorn (WWI) Collection to display in the Main Library.… Read more

Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) workshop

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The Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences are organising a workshop “Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) – Train the Trainers.Read more

‘My year in St Andrews was one of the best of my life…’

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Rebecca Lawton (M.Litt Mediaeval History 2015) has been working on a collection of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts as part of a collaborative PhD between the University of Leicester and the British Library.Read more

New Resources – The Digital National Security Archive

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The University of St Andrews Library now has access to eight archive collections from the Digital National Security Archive. … Read more

Queen Elizabeth I to Bertie Peregrine, thirteenth Baron Willoughby, 1588

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This week we present a letter from Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) to Bertie Peregrine, thirteenth Baron Willoughby (1555-1601) the Governor of Brill, the Netherlands in 1588.… Read more

James D. Forbes Collecting Prize 2018

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Bibliophile? Photography lover? Tell us about your collection and you could win £500 plus the chance to help select a new Special Collections item.Read more

160th Anniversary of the University of St Andrews Rugby Club

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The 160th Anniversary Celebrations of the University of St Andrews Rugby club takes place this weekend (1-3 June 2018).… Read more

Data Tree data management training for early career researchers

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Data Tree online course

Data Tree is a new free online data management training course, funded by NERC, which is due to launch in June 2018.… Read more

Special Collections Teaching 2017-2018 Candlemas Semester

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At the University of St Andrews Library we are keen that Special Collections materials are used to support teaching through workshops, seminars and show and tell events.… Read more

Following the Family: Creating a Genealogical Index to the St Andrews Burgh Records, c. 1550-1700

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A new genealogical resource based on 5 early volumes from the St Andrews Burgh Collection (B65) (held at the University of St Andrews Library under charge and superintendence arrangements on behalf of the Keeper of Records of Scotland) is now available.… Read more