Annual Open Day

By Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library|19th October 2018|Behind the scenes, Collections & Research, Teaching & Learning|0 comments

We’ve had quite a busy time of it lately here at SOAS Archives, introducing new students to our search room and some of the treasures of our collections. Our annual Open Day proved a huge success attracting over 100 members of staff and students to come and look at a large display of material and take part in behind the scenes tours of the archive stores. The Archives and Special

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Hebraica Libraries Group visit

By Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library|15th May 2015|Collections & Research|0 comments

This week’s blog has been written by Mary Seeley, Subject Librarian (History & Religions, Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica) at SOAS. The Hebraica Libraries Group is a joint forum of libraries in the field of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, ranging from major university collections in the UK such as SOAS, Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, and Southampton to specialist collections like the Wiener Library and private religious colleges and institutions such

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Archives & Special Collections Open Day, October 2014

By Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library|11th November 2014|Teaching & Learning|0 comments

On 8th October 2014, SOAS Archives opened its’ doors to all SOAS staff and students for the second Open Day of this year. Aimed particularly at reaching out to those who are new to SOAS, the Open Day followed fast on the heels of Welcome Week and saw 60 visitors who came on behind-the-scenes tours of the archive store rooms and took the opportunity to see the extensive display of

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Annual Open Day, February 2014

By Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library|27th February 2014|Teaching & Learning|4 comments

Every year we open our doors to staff and students at SOAS and invite them to come along to our Archives Open Day to learn more about our collections, how to access them and how we care for them. This year’s event took place on February 26th, and, despite competing with the first rays of sun that we have seen this year, proved to be a big draw, attracting over

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