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 →

50 Years, 50 Books Exhibition- powered by Google Open Gallery

New Exhibitions Site! To coincide with the 50 Years 50 Books Exhibition, which opened on Thursday 27th March, we have put together a sister website, which features digitised representations of some of the …Continue reading →

Europeana Cloud plenary, Athens

Europeana Cloud Plenary, Athens, March 18-19 The Europeana Cloud project hosted its annual plenary meeting at the Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, on March 18-19. Norman Rodger (P & I) and Scott Renton (LDD) represented the University …Continue reading →

Loch Leven from Walter Scott, The Abbot. Engraving by Henri Gastineau.

Europeana Cloud- Images Available The Background (Norman Rodger, January 2014) The University of Edinburgh, represented by Library and University Collections, is one of 35 partners in the Europeana Cloud Project, which is coordinated by …Continue reading →

Ianthe Sutherland

“New” Staff Member: Ianthe Sutherland Ianthe Sutherland has re-joined Library & University Collections in the role of Library Digital Developer in Claire Knowles’ team. There are loads of projects for her to get started on …Continue reading →

Houses by Ianthe Sutherland and Robin Taylor; bescarved persons by Malcolm Brown and Kerry Miller; paper aeroplane by Theo Andrew; scrunched ball by Norman Rodger.

Annual Review Inspiration The Research and Learning Services team welcomed Ruth Miller, Learning and Development Delivery Specialist, to their weekly meeting this morning. Ruth led the team through a quiz about the Annual …Continue reading →

Ars Anatomica- back from the dead! The image collection associated with the Ars Anatomica (Imaging the Renaissance Body) project has finally been restored into the LUNA image service in all its glory, here. This project was …Continue reading →

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