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CILIP LIHG Conference 2017: The Information Landscape in Scotland 1600-1900

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Dalhousie Building

Old Hawkhill

Dundee

DD1 5EN

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CILIP’s Library and Information History Group is delighted to announce that its 2017 conference will be held at the University of Dundee on Saturday 1 July 2017 with registration from 9:30am.

10.00 – 10.45am

Keynote Address:Patriots and Rogues: Observations on Scottish Lairds and their Libraries, 1700-1900

Peter Reid

10.45 – 11.30am

Rare Books in Early Modern Scotland: an Unknown Quantity

Kelsey Jackson Williams & Mhairi Rutherford

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11.45am – 12.30pm

“… a not unedifying field for some local antiquary of the future…”: New Evidence on Library Activity and Mutual Improvement

John Crawford

12.30 – 13.00pm Lightning Presentations:

The Anomaly of Innerpeffray – Information for the People?

Lara Haggerty

The Society of Friends Libraries of Aberdeen and Kinmuck

Annette Ramsden

LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30pm Lightning Presentations:

The News in Verse in Nineteenth-Century Dundee

Erin Farley

Edinburgh University Early Library Records Project

Elizabeth Quarmby-Lawrence

14.30 – 15.15pm

State of the Art: Glasgow Government’s School of Design and its Library, 1845-1900

Duncan Chappell

BREAK

15.30 – 16.15pm Lightning Presentations:

Books at Auction in Scotland Before 1707: An Analysis of the Catalogue of Andrew Balfour

Graeme Kemp

Of Books and Doctors: the Wedderburn Gift at St. Andrews

Shanti Graheli

The Reformation and the Digital Humanities: Overcoming Barriers of Accessibility for the Crawford Collection

Drew Thomas

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You may also be interested in registering for events in Dundee on Friday 30th June, organised by the group to coincide with the conference. Use the following links for more details and to sign up. Booking is essential.

2pm Behind-the-scenes: Dundee Heritage Trust (Verdant Works& Discovery Point)

3:30pm Tour of Archive Services, University of Dundee

6pm: A Walk with Words: Dundee's Literary Streets

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Dundee

DD1 5EN

United Kingdom

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