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World Book Day – Silver Anniversary

Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, an initiative to promote reading for pleasure and a celebration of books. Here at the University of St Andrews, we’d like to offer some wee presents for the…

Global History of Terrorism Archive

Maia Sheridan, Manuscripts Archivist, reports on leading an international effort to tackle a huge archive on international terrorism. For those of you used to getting all your news online or through RSS feeds to your…

December 25 – St Andrews Castle in the snow

For the final image, we are back to the St Andrews coastline on a snowy day c.1990. This image is from the University Photography collection, taken by the former official photographer of the University, Peter Adamson.…

December 23 – The white whale, c.1837

Already featured in this blog series, The Naturalist’s Library is a series of natural history volumes edited by Sir William Jardine and published between 1833 and 1843 by Edinburgh based printers, William Home Lizars.…

December 21 – ‘A Sea Hairst’

The Sean Dooley East Neuk Documentary Photography Collection represents the interests of local Scottish photographer Sean Dooley, whose attention is focused on the transformations taking place in his community. The…