Visit to University of Sussex Research Hive and special collections

ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information professionals in the Social Sciences) are pleased to announce an opportunity to visit the University of Sussex Research Hive and special collections.This will include coverage of the Research Hive, Mass Observation Archive and other special collections.

The Library is located centrally in Brighton. For details on access, please see their information for visitors page.

The Sussex Research Hive is a unique dedicated area for researchers. Three Research Hive Scholars support the area whilst engaging with and fostering the research community at Sussex. Visitors will be able to view the design of the area and meet with the scholars.

The University Special collections include the Mass observation collection, which recorded daily life as well as manuscripts relating to the Bloomsbury Group, including the Monks House Papers (Virginia Woolf).

2pm Meet and tour Library/Hive
2.30 Sussex Research Hive and Scholars
3.00 Tea
3.30-4.30 Exploring Special Collections and the Mass Observation Archive

There is no charge for ALISS Members. Non members attending will be required to pay £5 towards costs.

To reserve a place please contact:
Heather Dawson
ALISS Secretary
LSE Library 10 Portugal Street

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