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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 →

1,000 Science and Engineering PhD theses added to ERA TAGS: | | | In the Library’s largest ever one-off digitisation project, L&UC have been working with RedRock, a scanning company and member of the supported business framework, to digitise and make available on-line …Continue reading →

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Training Sessions: Low-Tech Imaging for Social Media There’s no doubt that in our digital age, social media and online presence is crucial...
Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...

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Default utility Image The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at...
Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...

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