A 19th Century Grammar School Boy's Reading
I was recently asked to reflect on evidence from the extensive borrowers' record at Leighton Library in Dunblane by Jill Dye. Jill's 'Leighton Library Borrowers' project gives an impressive insight into the reading habits of a wide range of society in nineteenth-century Dunblane and the surrounding area. The Borrowing Habits…
Always Online: The problem with Twitter
As PhD students we are often told how important it is to maintain an active and professional online presence and to make use of a myriad of different services and social networks to do this: Twitter, academia.edu, LinkedIn and long-form blogging, to name just a few. There are also…
What's in a Blog?
Image courtesy of @LucieWhitmore. Research bloggers blogging at the SGSAH 'Research Blogging in the Arts and Humanities' workshop 19th-20th August, 2015 Research Blogging in the Arts and Humanities Back in August I worked with a group of PhD students from Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities to run a training workshop on…