Blog: Feb 2017

“A very great master of music”

21. February 2017

This was the headline grabbing news in The Post Boy for the 26 th November 1695 on the death of composer Henry Purcell. Recognised as one of the greatest English composers, Purcell was universally mourned. But we wanted to celebrate his musical achievements rather than lament his death, not only as a prolific composer but also as a lifelong resident of Westminster.

So in time honoured fashion, the Music Library Team, together with a little help from some...

Congratulations!

16. February 2017

Many congratulations to Nottingham City Council, who have won Best Local Authority Arts Initiative for Nottingham Performing Arts Library Service ( NPALS ).

What Next? and the National Campaign for the Arts have come together to create the Hearts for the...

ASW round-up

13. February 2017

A quick reminder of all things ASW.....

Reed Hall, Exeter University. ASW 2017

The Annual Study Weekend will take place at Reed Hall, Exeter University between the 7th and 9th April, 2017. You can see the full draft programme here . There's something for everyone whether you're interested in Extreme Cataloguing or baffled by non-print legal deposit. There'll be visits to a range of libraries...

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