Bzzzz…. Bees in the library

The Library has two new exhibitions.   Artist and poet, Alec Finlay, is currently Leverhulme artist-in-residence at the University of Stirling, working in collaboration with Professor Kathleen Jamie in the School of Arts and Humanities.   The installation adapts a 19th century Nether hive system for beekeeping. In this Nether hive the knowledge of books […]

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New resource for tracing early printed manuscripts

Anyone researching or studying medieval British history may be interested in a new resource from JISC – Manuscripts Online, which provides access to written materials from the period 1000 – 1500. The single search box searches manuscripts, early printed books, and historical documents from libraries, archives, publishers and universities. Some materials searched are freely available, others may […]

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Britain from Above – a new archive of historical aerial photographs

A unique online archive of over 10,000 aerial photographs has recently been launched. The photographs currently on the Britain from Above website cover the time period 1919 to 1953 and offer an interesting insight to this period for anyone studying or researching twentieth century British social history.   Britain from Above can be accessed here: http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/    A lot […]

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EU Screen – access to Europe’s televisual heritage

Researchers or students of European cultural history or television history may be interested in the newly relaunched EU Screen Portal, (www.euscreen.eu) This website currently provides access to over 10,000 digital archival television objects from 26 European countries. The collections are expected to grow to contain 30,000 resources by September 2012. EU Screen allows researchers to view and compare coverage of significant historical events […]

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