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January 2017 Monthly Archives

Merry Christmas!

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A very early London Library blog post explored the Library’s 1890’s stacks (or ‘back stacks’ as they affectionately known!). Home to our Science & Miscellaneous, History and Topography collections, the clanking floors, unusual architecture and magical atmosphere certainly create one of the most intriguing spaces in the Library. The Science & Miscellaneous collection is particularly…

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To Make a Dish of Snow

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The final installment for 2011 from our new intake of Graduate Trainees… After a busy November, settling in to the Library, learning to navigate the collections and looking ahead to the next step on the Librarian career ladder, our trainees are certainly deserving of a restful Christmas break. Here, Alice looks to the wonderful Science…

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Have a London Library Christmas

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With fewer than 3 weeks until Christmas – how on earth has it arrived so swiftly? – we’re sure we’re not the only ones having a last-minute panic about certain people who are hard to buy for! While we won’t ordinarily be using the blog to talk about things we have for sale, we thought…

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Imaginary histories

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Time to introduce Rosie, the third of this year’s Graduate Trainees here at the Library. In her first post for us, she finds a particularly intriguing shelfmark in the History stacks… The posts by Carley, Alice and Xavier have already provided London Library blog readers with a great introduction into the world of a Graduate…

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