Information for current History postgraduates

Libraries for History Postgraduate Students

  • Glasgow University Library
  • Baillie Collection: the History Subject houses the Baillie Collection, a research library for staff and postgraduates containing rare printed sources for the study of medieval and early modern Scotland, Ireland and England.  The Baillie Room houses part of this collection and provides working space for postgraduates with networked computers, a laser printer and scanner.  Further details in Research Collections in History
  • Medieval History collections: the McKechnie Room in 10 University Gardens contains our medieval collection, focusing on English, Irish and British history.  This includes impressive runs of the Historical Manuscript Commission publications and state papers and a small grouping of secondary materials.  Books can be consulted in the McKechnie Room, though this is also a teaching room. Further details in Research Collections in History
  • The Economic and Social History Subject hosts specialist libraries of printed primary and secondary sources for the Centre for Business History in Scotland and the Centre for the History of Medicine.  The latter includes the research collection of the British Medical Ultrasound Society.  These libraries provide desk spaces for readers with powerpoints for laptops.

Research Training for History Postgrads

Monday 21 May 2018

1-4pm: Oral History Training Session, in the James Watt South, Room 526. Please register here.

Monday 19 February 2018

4pm: What is REF: how it impacts job-getting and affects the life of the academic.
In Committee Room 132, Main Building Room 209, 2 University Gardens

Monday 23 October 2017

4pm: Surviving the viva 
In the McKechnie Room, 10 University Gardens

Monday 18 September 2017

  • 10-12: Seminar Leading Training: Taken by Steven Reid, in Room 203, 10 University Gardens.
  • 2pm-3.15pm: Assessment Grading and Feedback (only for new GTAs): taken by Thomas Munck, in Room 401, 2 University Gardens. 

2016-17 research training programme