Life on the British Home Front

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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

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

New look for online reading lists

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Online reading lists will be getting a make-over in summer 2018:

  • Book jackets/icons for each item make it easier to find readings
  • Check for book location and availability with one click
  • Direct access to digitised readings and electronic resources

Tools and functionality have also been improved:

  • Easy to use tools, e.g.
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The Rubenstein Collection (social anthropology)

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You may have noticed that in the cabinet on level 2 of the Main Library we’ve recently displayed a number of social anthropology books.… Read more

The Gerritsen Collection – Trial

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Our trial of The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs will be of interest to anyone researching women’s history in the world.… Read more

Mass Observation Online (Module IV) – Trial

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We have trial access to Module IV of Mass Observation Online until 5th December 2016

This new module provides access to content not included in our existing subscription and will be of interest to anyone wanting to find out what everyday life was like in Britain during the Second World War and up to 1967.… Read more

New Pauly Supplements Online II – Trial

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We have trial access to New Pauly Supplements Online II until 22nd November 2016.

Statue of Emperor Tiberius
**Photograph from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
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Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library: Biblical Texts now available

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Dead Sea Scroll fragment
War of the Children of Light against Children of Darkness. Qumran Cave no. 1. 1st-2nd century B.C.
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London Low Life – Trial

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We have trial access to the Adam Matthew London Low Life database until 2nd November 2016.

The trial is on campus only and can be accessed at www.londonlowlife.amdigital.co.uk

This resource will be of interest to anyone engaged in research of the Victorian period and in particular with life in London during that time.… Read more

SAULCAT essential maintenance

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SAULCAT will be unavailable during essential maintenance on Wednesday 17th August from 0900. Users will not be able to borrow or renew items during this time.… Read more