Laura has been working in specialist libraries for the last six years at both the national charity One Plus One and as a trainee librarian at The Guardian newspaper. Recently she has studied for a Masters degree in Library and Information Studies at University College London. She has an undergraduate degree in History and Politics from the University of Warwick. Laura's particular specialist interest is in the preservation and accessibility of rare books.
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RUSI articles and analysis by this author
Rare Print Discovered in RUSI Library of Military History
18 Dec 2012
The RUSI Library has recently found additional hidden treasures within its collection. A rare print, commemorating four victories of note won by the Royal Navy, represents a unique collaboration between artists, engravers and publishers.
Library Progress Report
26 Sep 2012
One year ago the RUSI Library of Military History began with the objective to breathe life back into our storied collection. The challenge was significant; the library is entrusted with maintaining rare books which we often have the sole remaining copies. This is update of the progress we have made and our objectives for the future.
RLMH News: Finding a new way around the RUSI Library
24 Apr 2012
The RUSI Library of Military History has a collection in excess of 20,000 books. Housed in a building over 100 years of age, the Library is now introducing a new classification scheme to allow users to find historic books easily.
RLMH News: On track for preserving our historic collection
29 Feb 2012
Since September 2011 we have been hard at work making changes to the RUSI Library of Military History (RLMH) under the three main areas of work, preservation, access and engagement. Here is a review of the last six month and an assessment of the Library's strategic plan, halfway in.