Library Play Day TAGS: | Last Friday, Gavin, Caroline, Matthew and I attended a Library  Gamification day organised by the Scottish Academic Libraries Cooperative Training Group. Andrew Walsh, from the University of Huddersfield gave us …Continue reading →

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About the Project Welcome to the Fairbairn Blog. William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn (1889-1964) was a leading psychoanalyst whose pioneering work helped children suffering from trauma in the early 20th century. His personal library …Continue reading →

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The Library Labs Blog Welcome to the University of Edinburgh, Library Labs Blogs. This site will be used to keep you up to date with experimental work and projects undertaken by Library and University …Continue reading →

Weekend with the Gallimaufry: Edinburgh University images added to Metadata Games Tiltfactor and the University of Edinburgh, Library and University Collections are excited to announce the addition of over 2,500 images from the University of Edinburgh to the Metadata Games platform. This collection, …Continue reading →

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Metadata Musing in Madrid: From Google to Big Data and Collections Norman, Rachel and Claire have been spreading the word on our work on collections.ed.ac.uk, ArchivesSpace and Cross Cutting Groups at the 4th International Conference on Integrated Data. They presented a …Continue reading →

Dinosaur Hackfest Whilst at the Open Repositories conference Kim and I were invited by Peter Sefton, University of Western Sydney, to a hackfest* to be held at the Informatics Forum the following …Continue reading →

Open Repositories 2014 Last week I travelled to Helsinki, Finland, for the Open Repositories 2014 Conference, which had more than 450 attendees. The five days whizzed by with so much going on and …Continue reading →

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Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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