Audio Electronics at Senate House Library

Hannah Thompson, University of London, Senate House Library’s sound artist in residence (2016), writes about her work in and around Senate House: explaining her techniques, insights and experiences.

7 Dec 2016
Hannah Thompson

Book on a Cushion: Notes from the Special Collections Reading Room at Senate House Library

A large portion of the work we undertake in Special Collections is affectionately known as ‘fetch’. A reader requests a rare book or archival material, and we go get it, bringing it from one of the secured strong rooms to the reading room where it can be consulted. Given the variety of our readers’ interests, often we end up fetching things we never would think of consulting ourselves. Our new blog series Book on a Cushion , is designed to highlight some of the interesting items in our collections, the things we stumble across during the fetch and find beautiful, or intriguing, or both.
5 Dec 2016
Anne Mclaughlin

Ms.: a seminal US second-wave feminist magazine

Senate House Library has recently been offered a very welcome donation from the Information Service of the US Embassy in London - issues of the seminal US second-wave feminist magazine, Ms.

Gregory Toth takes a closer look at the publication.

30 Nov 2016
Gregory Toth


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