Ever considered what fascinating research you could do using treasures held right here in our own University Museums and Special Collections? Researchers (and potential researchers) from all schools and disciplines are invited to drop in to to talk informally to collection staff at their Collection Research Fair, University Library foyer, Whiteknights, 12:30-15:00, Wednesday 27 April 2016. Tell them about your project or research interests, and they will suggest how the University’s unique holdings could fit in with your work.
Meet representatives from each of the University of Reading’s archives, museums and libraries listed below. They will be ready to field your questions, with catalogues, collections lists and sample objects to hand!
- Art Collections;
- Archive of the Centre for East German Studies;
- Cole Museum of Zoology;
- University of Reading Herbarium;
- Museum of English Rural Life;
- Collections of the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication;
- Special Collections;
- Ure Museum of Greek Archeology;
- University Library.
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