Getting out of the Library and into the Museum: A Student Volunteer’s Perspective

Oct. 26, 2017 by

James Fox is a Front of House volunteer at the Museum of the University of St Andrews and a third year student studying Modern History. He discusses his role as a volunteer and

Getting the town talking through digitisation

Oct. 26, 2017 by

Suzanne Paterson, Digitisation Project Officer at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, chats about their recent Recognition Funded digitisation project, Moving Images 2. The Scottish Fisheries Museum holds over 14,000 negatives in

Fairground at Campbeltown, the image we used for our main marketing purposes. Credit MacGrory Collection, Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service

All the Fun of the Fair

Aug. 2, 2017 by

by Joann Hopkins, Operations Assistant, Highland Folk Museum Preparations This year we were lucky to be awarded a Festival of Museums grant to hold a funfair inspired event for the first time. We

GWL building and new freestanding lift shaft, photo Keith Hunter

Whose Museum Is It Anyway?

Jul. 24, 2017 by

Sue John, Enterprise Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library Let’s get this out of the way – Glasgow Women’s Library is somewhat of a misnomer… Although based in Glasgow, we’re visited by people

A Perfect Match: Tourism and the Nationally Significant Collections

Jun. 21, 2017 by

Kenneth Wardrop MBA BA (Hons) FTS, Depute Chair, Recognition Committee VisitScotland’s Visitor Survey 2015 (published March 2016) provides useful insights into why people visit Scotland, and what they like to see