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Mass digitisation at the Library Annexe On Wednesday 22 June, Hannah Mateer and I welcomed the KEW attendees to the Library Annexe at South Gyle. Hannah gave a tour of the Annexe space and services while …Continue reading →

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Meet the Project Digitisation team! TAGS: We’re now almost two month’s into the PhD thesis digitisation project. Find out a bit more about the project digitisation team below! Fiona I am Fiona Mowat and I have …Continue reading →

Staff Scholarship Scheme funds Digital Preservation course Last year I completed the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) course on the Management and Preservation of Digital Records. The module, which is one of several Masters-level CPD …Continue reading →

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PhD thesis digitisation project begins! Stock take completed, equipment purchased and staff in place: the digitisation of the Library’s PhD thesis collection has begun! In January 2016 we secured funding to complete the digitisation of …Continue reading →

PhD thesis digitisation project begins! TAGS: | | | Stock take completed, equipment purchased and staff in place: the digitisation of the Library’s PhD thesis collection has begun! In January 2016 we secured funding to complete the digitisation of …Continue reading →

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Board Game Jam: Creating Openly-Licensed Board Games TAGS: | | | | | | At Innovative Learning Week this year we worked with students to develop board games using images from the CRC Flickr account as inspiration. Their challenge was to design a game …Continue reading →

Wikipedia: #1Lib1Ref campaign Research and Learning Services took part in the #1Lib1Ref campaign this morning, celebrating Wikipedia’s 15th birthday by adding 32 new citations to the online encyclopaedia! Many Wikipedia articles have a …Continue reading →

Our most popular digital images of 2015 (5 – 1) Following yesterday’s publication of numbers 10 – 6, here are our top five digital images from 2015! 5. Mount Stuart, Bute, Floor Plan, 1879: EC.110 (new entry) Rowand Anderson’s floor …Continue reading →

Our most popular digital images of 2015 (10 – 6) Below are the most viewed images (numbers 10-6) from our online images database (http://images.is.ed.ac.uk). Check back in to tomorrow to see numbers 5-1! 10. Native Americans riding a sea monster, …Continue reading →

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Opening Doors with Bluetooth Beacons TAGS: | | | | Location-based intelligence is a growing area of importance in the academic library environment (as identified in the most recent NMC Horizon Report) and we’ve been exploring how Bluetooth beacons can …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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