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The OTHER great library at our doorstep: Social Science Collections at the British Library

We often forget that we are a stone’s throw away from the other great library – the British Library which is our national library. Last Tuesday, thanks to a timely reminder from an esteemed colleague, I attended a lunch time talk … Continue reading

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Conflict and children’s books display

By our guest blogger, Beverley. A recent visit to the Imperial War Museum (IWM) was the inspiration for the current display in the library ‘Conflict and Children’s Books’. The IWM’s exhibition entitled ‘Once Upon a Wartime’ concentrated on five books … Continue reading

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The lost voice in the archives…?

They also contain artwork, poetry and creative writing which often give a real insight into the hearts and minds of the pupils, such as this poem about war by a pupil at St John’s School, a British Forces’ school in … Continue reading

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