University Library News

1611 and All That: Biblical exhibition in the Library

1611 and All That: Biblical exhibition in the Library

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 11, 2011 10:26 AM |

The current exhibition in the University Library celebrates four hundred years of the King James Bible.

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Sporting image: the inside and outside of athletes

Sporting image: the inside and outside of athletes

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 09, 2011 04:25 PM |

An exhibition of sports photography and medical imaging is now on display in the University’s David Wilson Library.

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Bugs in the basement: University library goes entomological

Bugs in the basement: University library goes entomological

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 01, 2011 04:25 PM |

Stay out of the David Wilson Library basement if you have a fear of bugs or spiders because the current exhibition down there shows some of the fascinating old books in our special collections which feature creepy crawlies.

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Archiving Leicester, one piece at a time

Archiving Leicester, one piece at a time

Posted by pt91 at Dec 23, 2010 10:55 AM |

The My Leicestershire Digital Archive team had a busy time of it a couple of weeks ago.

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God bless us, every one: University Library exhibition of Dickens' numerous Christmas tales

God bless us, every one: University Library exhibition of Dickens' numerous Christmas tales

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 24, 2010 03:20 PM |

Think of Christmas and you think of Charles Dickens. It’s unavoidable. Though much of Dickens’ work is iconic in its own way, A Christmas Carol stands out as the sine qua non of Yuletide stories, not just through its familiarity via endless adaptations for stage and screen, but also because so much of what we consider ‘traditional’ about Christmas actually stems from Dickens’ ideas.

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Leicester and Leicestershire Roll of Honour available to view on Remembrance Day

Leicester and Leicestershire Roll of Honour available to view on Remembrance Day

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 04, 2010 12:20 PM |

The University Library will provide public access on 11 November to an important historical document listing local WW1 casualties.

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Digitising Leicestershire’s history – one bit at a time

Digitising Leicestershire’s history – one bit at a time

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 19, 2010 11:55 AM |

Exciting new project to make University-hosted archives available online.

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Library times and IT disruption over Easter

Library times and IT disruption over Easter

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 25, 2010 10:55 AM |

Although the University Library will only be closed for two days over the Easter break, there will be changes to opening hours on some days and some services unavailable at other times.

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First UK academic bibliometrician appointed

First UK academic bibliometrician appointed

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 04:09 PM |

Nancy Bayers is not just the new University of Leicester bibliometrician, she is the first ever person to hold the post of bibliometrician in a UK academic library.

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