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The UDC Hub was developed by RLUK as part of our aim to support collections, wherever they are held. It is a free online resource for collection managers and practitioners to share the latest innovations, insights, case studies and best practice for unique and distinctive collections (UDCs).

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University of Leeds – Exhibition drew on University’s First World War archive for inspiration

An exhibition at the University of Leeds demonstrated the First World War’s continuing influence on 21st century creativity. Visual artist Juliet MacDonald had spent months working with material in the University’s unrivalled Liddle Collection of letters, photos and memorabilia relating to [...]

Lighting the past

In 2011, John MacColl, University Librarian, organised and challenged a new working group to address the enormous backlog of uncatalogued early printed and rare books held by the University of St Andrews. At the time, the Rare Book Collection, numbering [...]