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Latest libraries added to Discover: more Open Access content and University catalogues

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of more Open Access services and University Libraries have been added to the Discover service. In addition to content from the Directory of Open Access Books and the Directory of Open Access Journals  (see our blog posts Helping you find OA resources on Discover and Open access resources […]

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More library catalogues added to Discover: Foundling Museum, Newman University and University of Sunderland

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of the Foundling Museum (Gerald Coke Handel Collection), Newman University and University of Sunderland have been added to the Discover service. Foundling Museum – Gerald Coke Handel Collection The collection focuses on Handel and his musical contemporaries in Britain, and comprises over 12,000 items relating to 18th century […]

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The Frederick Lanchester collection at Coventry University Library

The work of car manufacturer, engineer, scientist and inventor Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946) is celebrated by the Lanchester Interactive Archive (LIA) at Coventry University. He was a leading automobile engineer in the UK during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and creator in 1895 of the first all-British four-wheel petrol driven motor car. This work […]

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Latest catalogues added to Discover: King’s College and Trinity College Libraries, University of Cambridge

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of University of Cambridge libraries King’s College and Trinity College (Special Collections) have been added to the Discover service. King’s College Library King’s College Library has been in continuous existence since the foundation of the College in 1441. As well as preserving many rare book and manuscript treasures, […]

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Latest library catalogues added to Discover: Eton College, National Library of Scotland and University of Coventry

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of Eton College Library, National Library of Scotland and the University of Coventry Library have been added to the Discover service. Eton College Library Eton College Library was established in the 1440s as the library of the Provost and Fellows, who form the governing body of Eton College. […]

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Treasures of the Linnean Society of London Library

The Linnean Society of London, founded by James Edward Smith in 1788, is the world’s oldest learned society devoted to the biological sciences. It was created as a forum for scientific discussion, and as a home for the magnificent book, manuscript, and specimen collections of the Swedish naturalist and “father of taxonomy”, Carl Linnaeus. It […]

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144 Library catalogues and counting!

The Library Hub Discover service went live at the end of July last year, involving a whirlwind of activity behind the scenes for our team! Now that things have settled down a bit, we are delighted to announce that, to date, we have loaded the library catalogues of 144 of the UK’s national, academic and […]

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Season’s Greetings and Christmas Closure

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Library Hub team! Library Hub Discover Support will be taking a break from 24th December until 6th January. The Library Hub services – Discover, Compare and Cataloguing – will be available over Christmas and New Year. Any queries sent over this period will be dealt with […]

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Durham Cathedral’s Treasures

Durham Cathedral’s Library can be traced back to the community of St Cuthbert originating in the 7th century at Lindisfarne. After fleeing Holy Island after Viking invasion, they settled in Durham in 995 bringing with them, alongside the body of Cuthbert and his sacred relics, their most precious manuscripts and scholarly works. In 1093, the […]

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The Library of the Zoological Society of London

A couple of months ago I was asked by Copac to write a piece about the Library that I work in, and I was only too happy to oblige as I can proudly say I work in a very special library, which I’d love to tell you more about… My name is Emma, and I’m […]