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 →

2016 Library and University Collections calendar: Cities of the World TAGS: The 2016 Library & University Collections calendar is out now, offering a fascinating insight into how the world looked at the dawn of the modern era. Featuring maps, city plans …Continue reading →

Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School – days 3, 4 and 5 TAGS: | | | Apologies for the delay! Here are  my highlights from the final three days of this year’s Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School: – On Wednesday we learned all about the Text …Continue reading →

Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School – days 1 and 2 TAGS: | | I’m down in Oxford this week for the Digital Humanities Oxford Summer School (DHOxSS), a five-day festival of digital scholarship showcasing the latest developments in research in the field and …Continue reading →

LibraryLabs Pop Up at Central TAGS: | | | | | Following on from the success of our Pop Up Library Metadata Games sessions during Innovative Learning Week, this week we took Metadata Games to the City of Edinburgh Council’s Central Library, …Continue reading →

New CRC Reading Room self-service scanner Book Eye Scanner Instructional Video from DIU MOVING IMAGE on Vimeo. Readers in the CRC are now able to capture high quality images from our collections using the new self-service …Continue reading →

Bluetooth beacons at …Something Blue   Images courtesy of Stewart Cromar (@stubot) On Friday we trialled the use of Bluetooth beacons in our exhibition space, using Google Glass and the Guidigo app to provide an …Continue reading →

Tag It, Find It!: Pop Up Library on tour TAGS: | | | | Last week, Pop Up Library packed its bags for a three day tour of the university campus, bringing paintings from the art collection, our metadata tagging game and a 5kg …Continue reading →

Our most viewed images of 2014: numbers 5-1 Following on from yesterday’s publication of numbers 10-6, the top five most viewed images from images.is.ed.ac.uk 2014 can now be revealed! No.5: Khush khati (calligraphy), 17th / 18th century From …Continue reading →

Our most viewed images of 2014: Numbers 10 – 6 TAGS: | | The counting is complete and we can now exclusively reveal the top ten most viewed images in our online database for 2014. Numbers 10 – 6 are displayed below – …Continue reading →

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