Author Archives: Kate

Meet… Catherine Taylor

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? As part of my YTS Training Scheme, I was given a work placement in the library at Lion Yard. I also worked in the library of Cambridge College of Further Education (now Cambridge … Continue reading

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Vesta Tilley at the UL

When I’m not in Cambridge lurking behind the scenes of MusiCB3, another of my haunts is Worcester. Back there last week for the longest time in a while, I noticed quite a few changes around the town that had sprung … Continue reading

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New DVDs at the Pendlebury

July was a good month for DVDs here at the Pendlebury – there are now over 500 DVDs in our ‘opera and ballet’ section! Read on to discover some of the latest additions to stock…

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Jane Austen 200

This week, the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death has been marked in many different ways, including a statue unveiling, and a first look at the new plastic ten pound note featuring Austen, which has already attracted comment over its … Continue reading

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“It was 50 years ago today…”

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in America on 2nd June 1967, shortly after the UK release. The golden anniversary of the Beatles’ alter ego band is being celebrated by various events, such as a ‘Sgt, Pepper at … Continue reading

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New audio visual arrivals at the Pendlebury

Life at the Pendlebury is busy at the moment, with a lot of revision going on and the submission drop box in constant use. My favourite thing about this term is quite possibly the many triumphant exam submission selfies that … Continue reading

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Scott Joplin at the UL and the Pendlebury

Scott Joplin died on 1st April, 1917. The centenary of his death last week seemed a good moment to investigate what the UL and Pendlebury collections held relating to the ‘King of Ragtime’…  

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