– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

monthly report – June 2013

Some crunchy numbers about some of the things that happened at St Cross during June.

  • Number of remote enquiries: 72
  • Number of researchers in person: 11
  • Number of person-days in the reading room: 14
  • Collections consulted: RBD Morier papers, Clough papers, David Urquhart papers, college records, Nicolson diaries (2), TH Green papers (2), OU Labour Club bulletins, AC Bradley papers, AL Smith papers, Correspondence collection, Crocker memoir, Rodger papers, Von Trott papers, medieval MSS
  • No of non-research visitors: 50+ (school visit, depositors, garden history visitors, bookbinders group, Unlocking Archives)
  • blog posts 4; 585 blog views (cf in 417 2012, 126 in 2011)
  • displays, talks & tours: display of garden history material from manuscript and print collections, school session by librarian on bookbinding using examples from print and MS collections, Unlocking Archives on Jowett, display of bindings from print & MS collections, Sligger’s Century series on Twitter
  • images posted on Flickr: 668
  • month on Twitter:
    • tweets: 36
    • my tweets favourited or retweeted: 14
    • new followers: 27

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