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Get inspired by Black History Month 2021

Proud To Be As Black History Month UK draws to a close, we’ve selected some great, inspiring resources that represent this year’s theme, Proud to Be. Are you familiar with the late and great Toni Morrison? A writer, editor and professor, her impressive bibliography spans the full range of human emotion and experience, from the […]

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Researching Pride in the Library

As June draws to a close, we are reflecting on the celebrations of Pride Month. We are exploring how we can unify and research Pride going forward, making use of the resources we have available here in the Library. It’s important that we continue learning about the incredible achievements of the LGBTQ+ community, the inspiring […]

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We cannot walk alone: Get involved in Refugee Week 2021

The contributors to The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives tell unique stories. Viet Thanh Ngugyen was forced to flee Vietnam aged 4 years old after his hometown was invaded by the northern communist army. Food shortages in Zimbabwe under President Mugabe’s rule pushed Novuyo Rosa Thsuma and her family to South Africa. Rampant anti-Semitism […]

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Access for All! Promoting Inclusivity in the Library

We believe everyone should have good access to our space and services, to achieve everything they are can while studying. With this in mind, here’s a fun blog post that shows how we’re promoting inclusivity here at the Library, enjoy! Celebrating Diversity With such a diverse set of students at University of Salford, diversity should […]

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Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with The Library

This LGBTQ+ History Month, we’re highlighting LGBTQ+ stories from The Library’s collections. By delving into these films, novels, non-fiction, archive materials and zines, you can learn about the hard-fought battles of LGBTQ+ folk for greater rights. Importantly, these resources also reveal how government policy and public prejudice have been experienced on the personal level. LGBTQ+ […]