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Scottish Session Papers Condition Survey TAGS: | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator, Emily, describes the conservation problems encountered during a condition survey of a collection of bound volumes… I have recently carried out a condition …Continue reading →

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Volunteer Voice – Valentina de Riso TAGS: | | In this week’s blog we bring you another edition of our volunteer voice, this time from Valentina de Riso, who volunteers in the conservation studio every week…. What is your …Continue reading →

A Book of Two Halves TAGS: | | | Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half in this week’s blog… I have now moved full time to the conservation studio at …Continue reading →

Introducing our New Projects Conservator – Helen Baguley TAGS: | This week’s blog comes from Helen Baguley, the newest member of the conservation team… I have been recently employed by the University of Edinburgh on a 12-month contract as a …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation TAGS: | | | | During the Festival of Creative Learning (20-24 February 2017), we will be hosting our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event! Over a two-day period (20-21 February), with the help of 30 participants, we aim …Continue reading →

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End of an Internship TAGS: | | | Victoria Haddock, the second in a series of interns working on the Thomson-Walker collection, reviews her time spent at the CRC in this week’s blog post. If you’d like to …Continue reading →

PhD Theses Conservation TAGS: | | My name is Nicole and I am excited to be in my fourth week as the new digitisation project conservator working on conserving the PhD theses before digitisation. The PhDs …Continue reading →

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Paper and Water: Conservation Principles TAGS: | This week’s blog post comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently attended a conservation training workshop in Edinburgh… Earlier this year in September, I attended a two-day course organised by …Continue reading →

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Thomson-Walker Internship – Round 2! TAGS: | | This week’s blog come from Victoria Haddock, a recent graduate, and our second Thomson-Walker intern…. I am currently approaching the end of my fourth week of a ten-week internship working …Continue reading →

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Book conservation skills for paper conservators TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Projects Conservator, Katharine Richardson, who recently attended a workshop to learn basic book conservation techniques…. Last month I attended a two day workshop, Book Conservation …Continue reading →

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