Edinburgh Central Library — 15 July

The Edinburgh Central Library was a wonderful visit for our class. We were first split into groups for library tours and then treated to a presentation that covered various departments and initiatives, including Special Collections, Outreach, and Digital Projects. We even were allowed a tea and coffee break — complete with biscuits, of course!    … More Edinburgh Central Library — 15 July

King’s College Maughan Library and Foyle Special Collections — 8 July

After staying as a guest at a King’s College housing complex, it was nice to see more of the campus and the libraries. We were given a tour of the Maughan Library and also were treated to a viewing of some items from the Foyle Special Collections Library. I was in the tour group that … More King’s College Maughan Library and Foyle Special Collections — 8 July

The British Museum Archives — 2 July

Our class visited the archives of the British Museum and enjoyed an illuminating tour from Francesca, who for the last 15 years has been the central archivist tasked with organizing, cataloguing and otherwise caring for the materials. She told us about how the documents that constitute the museum’s archives are pulled from collections across the … More The British Museum Archives — 2 July