Tag Archives: Oxford

The Price of Everything

A schools liaison session with the historic collections in the Library at St John’s College, Oxford – Stewart Tiley Making contact I was chatting to our Schools Liaison Officer a few months ago, and she mentioned that she organized parties of sixth … Continue reading

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Cases in point: June guest posts

One thing that makes starting community engagement projects in special collections challenging is the lack of accessible written examples of good practice.  To improve the situation I have asked some librarians who are doing successful outreach to blog about their work … Continue reading

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Collaboration in the Parker Library

Suzanne Paul at the Parker Library in Cambridge has posted an extra super version of her talk at the Cambridge-Oxford College Librarians conference on 28th March. She summarises her experiences of collaboration in special collections libraries with a series of small … Continue reading

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Oxford exhibitionism

Yesterday’s get-together of Oxford and Cambridge college librarians was a lot of fun for all involved. My personal highlights were hearing about a collaborative exhibition which showcased special collections across Oxford University, and visiting Balliol College’s amazing new archives facility … Continue reading

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Rarely Sited in Oxford

Next Monday (28th March) Suzanne Paul (Corpus Christi College) and I will be giving a fifteen minute presentation, Rarely-Sited: Seeking Collaboration in Cambridge Special Collections, at the Cambridge College Libraries Forum visit to Oxford.  The talk will take a practical look at the past, … Continue reading

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