A treatise on famous female rulers

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De illustrium foeminarum in republica administranda, ac ferendis legibus authoritate libellus (‘Book about the right of illustrious women to administer states and pass laws’) TypFRh.B80FL

Dr Sandra Toffolo, Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the School of History, takes a look at John Lesley’s De illustrium foeminarum in republica administranda, ac ferendis legibus authoritate libellus (‘Book about the right of illustrious women to administer states and pass laws’), in the latest post from the Preserving the World’s Rarest Books project.… Read more

Come and hear Poems Aloud!

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Isi Webb-Jenkins 2018

Isi Webb-Jenkins, last year’s winner performing in The Byre

Come to The Byre on Friday 9 March from 1530 – 1630 to watch University students perform memorized poems from StAnza 2018 headline poets.… Read more

All Library sites will close at 1700 today – Wednesday 28 February

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This is because of the adverse weather conditions. We will be monitoring the situation for the following days.… Read more

Editors at work: Constructing Knowledge and Identity through Scientific Periodicals

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The Edinburgh Journal of Natural and Geographical Science, 1829 For QC876.L4

The workshop ‘Editors and Editing of Scientific Periodicals: Constructing Knowledge and Identity, 1760s-1910s’ was hosted by the School of History from the 18th to 19th January.… Read more

Valentines feedback wall: love or hate seat hogging!

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On our Valentine’s Day feedback wall, we asked how you felt about seat hogging, if it was a love/hate thing.… Read more

Ten Minutes in Murderland. Horror and Sensationalism in The St Andrews Citizen, Week 3: Jack the Ripper.

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This is the final part of our mini blog series featuring sensational headlines from The St Andrews Citizen newspaper.Read more

University of St Andrews Summer Internships Scheme – come work for us!

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Join the Library Communications team as an intern this summer. We have worked with many students over the years and it is always an amazing experience for us, and we are sure the students have fun as well as getting lots of great and varied experience!… Read more

Deposit of data underpinning theses, #lovedata18

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In our last post to mark Love Data Week 2018 we summarise the work done towards the deposit of data underpinning theses.… Read more

You Said We Did prize draw winner!

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Winner Montse with Elaine who works on the Main Library Service Desk

Montse, a second year Undergraduate student studying International Relations, is the lucky winner of this semester’s You Said We Did prize draw. … Read more

A New Edition by Martin Luther

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant (and former Lighting the Past Cataloguer), Drew Thomas, highlights the St Andrews University Library’s 1529 edition of Luther’s preface to the Psalter, Praefatio nova, D, Martini Lvte.… Read more