HelenMary Durndell

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‘Ingenious Impressions: The Coming of the Book’

<i>Ed. note:</i> Ingenious Impressions <i>has magnificently marked the first six years of the Glasgow Incunabula Project. The project’s two main aims are to</i> …


Our Director @hdurndell gets a farewell gift & hug from @uniglasgow Secretary of Court, David Newall. Best of luck Helen! Enjoy your retirement.

Enjoy retirement @hmdgul! Given the changes @uofglibrary has seen (and continues to see!) we thought you'd like this! http://t.co/uOKCImDKjJ

Fabulous cake made by colleagues @GlasgowUniFood for @hmdgul retirement do @uofglibrary Tastes as good as it looks! http://t.co/Dordl8LYdi

Stornoway singer Brian Briggs: my favourite British bird songs

From the horrible shrieks of a devil bird to the great tit that made its way on to a Stornoway album, the musician and ornithologist shares the sounds that inspire him<p>Birdsong has long been an inspiration for musicians, from Elbow’s Guy Garvey to Paul McCartney and Jarvis Cocker, and for me through …


Glasgow Incunabula Project and Exhibition update (23/6/15)

Ingenious Impressions has now closed (all good things must come to an end …). It has been great fun and a huge success, so thanks to everyone who …

British Philosophy

The main entrance to Warehouse Buildings. As you can see by the sign there are several services available here. http://t.co/FqU6xE2ntq

An artistic reinterpretation of William Hunter

Special collections are traditionally used for University teaching and research, but in reality our clientele is a diverse lot. In recent years in …


More Gutenberg Bibles currently in production with magic of Martin and Alan #ingeniousimpressions @UniRdgTypoColls http://t.co/bzCOfybrt4

Pics of 1492 #Pynson #Chaucer for you to enjoy, inc. his 'worshipful master' #Caxton shout-out. #IngeniousImpressions http://t.co/bnoVpFg1Gx

Dress and Textiles in Special Collections

Originally written as a post for the University of Glasgow College of Arts Industry Engagement blog, in conjunction with our colleagues in Archive …


Archive of news - 2015 - April - Oldest non-biblical Scottish manuscript is evidence of lost literary culture

Oldest non-biblical Scottish manuscript is evidence of lost literary culture<p><b>Issued: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:41:00 BST</b><p>A researcher at the University of …

UK Universities

How to draw… an enchanted forest

The queen of colouring books takes you on an inky quest to drawing your own enchanted forest, complete with a magical castle<p>Catch up with all the features, galleries and blogs in our eco themed week


First Monday Library Chat: University of Glasgow Library

Welcome back to First Monday Library Chat. This month, we travel to Scotland to chat with Sarah Hepworth, Assistant Librarian of Special Collections …


See the Butterflies at Orkney Library & Archive very soon http://t.co/tIAmtE60nY

Girls who escaped Boko Haram refuse to be victims | Humanitarian crises

<b>Yola, Nigeria -</b> It has been one year since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram, an armed group which wants to form an Islamic state in the region.<p>The schoolgirls have been the focus of a worldwide campaign, #BringBackOurGirls, calling for their release.<p>On the …


7 Classrooms: library as pedagogical incubator

Three years ago we had two classrooms in our library. They looked like this:The former “training-based” classrooms at VT Library. Photo: R. …


The triumph of fantasy fiction

Has fantasy fiction, for decades a thriving literary genre, finally taken its place in the literary mainstream? It hardly needs bien pensant “literary” admirers: the most successful fantasy novelists have not only their sales figures to encourage them, but also the host of companion volumes, …


Final prep for #edwinmorgan book launch. Corks being popped! http://t.co/FDpGYzMsoc

Books selling and #edwinmorgan archive in full perusal http://t.co/xie07Bluva

How to make raspberry, coconut and lemon syrup cake – recipe

My two-year-old is increasingly keen on baking when it’s just us at home and her older sisters are at school – she knows she’ll have the spoon and bowl to scrape out all by herself when the cake goes in the oven.<p>My local fruit and veg shop had raspberries piled high just at her eye level. She …


International bagpipe day! See margin of our #incunable Lactantius currently on display at #ingeniousimpressions http://t.co/2BzBqLjrDx

First Scottish Books

Introduction<p>Androw Myllar device<p>Walter Chepman device<p>The only known copies of nine of the earliest books printed in Scotland are the most precious …


To celebrate #WorldBookDay we thought we'd show off some of our wonderful incunables! #IngeniousImpressions http://t.co/2mlAebuqdC

Transition from manuscript to printed book can be a beautiful thing #incunabula #WorldBookDay #IngeniousImpressions http://t.co/PUeCIyZnhf

RT @drjennovotny: Good turn out for Wellcome Trust research bursary scheme info session @GUspcoll @GUArchives http://t.co/B0nwaCYEtr

RT @DianeGScott: The @GUspcoll Ingenious Impressions exhibition @hunterian is a beautiful dreamworld filled with floating books... http://t.co/WvQCDZFjEM

Fab printing demo @hunterian today: got to print a page & cast a piece of moveable type! In book historian heaven! http://t.co/1amrSZDjfs

BBC Two - Scotland 2015, 26/02/2015

Sarah Smith presents a look at the stories behind the day's headlines and the issues affecting Scotland.

Television (UK)

Exhibiting Ingenuity: Design and Construction

Stephen Perry and his design team at the Hunterian Art Gallery (Andy Jackson, Chris Maclure and Mike Richardson) have created an exciting exhibition …