Google Cultural Institute I was lucky enough to attend the Europeana loCloud Hackathon at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris, on February 11th. While I was too late to actually do any hacking …Continue reading →

Restless surface

MCG : Museums Beyond the Web Conference TAGS: | The Natural History Museum in London was the setting for the Museum Computer Group‘s Museums Beyond The Web Conference, on November 7th. There was a certain aptness to the venue, …Continue reading →

Musical Instruments in Hi-Res MIMEd and LDD can report on a bit of workflow closure! There is now a LUNA collection up for Musical Instruments Museums at Edinburgh, which can be accessed through the …Continue reading →

Exhibitions site now live! Development on our collections continues apace! Following on from the successful launch of collections.ed.ac.uk, we’re delighted to announce https://exhibitions.ed.ac.uk, which showcases displayed items from our current, and past, exhibitions. Building …Continue reading →

SRUC Repo

SRUC: Another Institutional Repository TAGS: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is the latest Scottish Digital Library Consortium (SDLC) partner to use our services to host their institutional repository. The SRUC are based at King’s Buildings, but …Continue reading →

Gandharan fragment

Art images online We are pleased to announce 253 more high resolution images for the University’s Art Collection, available on LUNA, and through the collections.ed.ac.uk portal. These were taken by ECA photographer Thomas …Continue reading →

11th century Celtic Psalter – new book reader object in LUNA TAGS: | One of the real treasures of Special Collections is the 11th century Celtic Psalter (Ms 56)- at nearly 1000 years old, it is referred to as the oldest book in …Continue reading →

Art Collections go hi-res! The launch of the collections.ed.ac.uk public interface in May was a big success story in itself, but a bullet point below this was that it featured the first ever web …Continue reading →

Collections.ed.ac.uk Launched This week, we launched a new service called Collections.ed.ac.uk, which you (staff, students and the wider public) can use to search the University’s rare and unique collections. Four collections are …Continue reading →

Towards Molly* In this morning’s RLS team meeting, head of department Stuart Lewis laid down an unusual gauntlet: come up with blog posts related to (tomorrow’s) Eurovision Song Contest. Ever gluttons for …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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Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...
Default utility Image An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and...

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