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The job of an archivist or rare book librarian when broken down to its basics really has two key elements to it. Firstly looking after the ‘stuff’ i.e.
Medicine in the Graeco-Roman world researched and written by library volunteer Ken Smith.
At the end of last year I described how, as part of the Beyond the Library Door Project, we were just at the beginning of choosing a collection management system, or CMS, for our library and archiv
Researched and written by Library volunteer Ken Smith
For Salisbury Cathedral Archivist Emily Naish, whose latest Heritage Lottery Fund project is all about bindings and cataloguing rare books, the contents of one Latin textbook (part of the wider col
This blog was written by Library volunteer Ken Smith.
Over the last couple of years we have been working hard towards our goal to have an on-line browse-able catalogue of the library and archive collections: a recent and very exciting piece of news ha
Written by Ken Smith, library and archive volunteer.
The word ‘Communar’ comes from the Medieval Latin word communarius (communa and the suffix arius), which was a term used for an official who administered a common fund
Written by Ken Smith, Cathedral volunteer
Thomas Willis – the father of Neurology?