Digitisation Strategy and Survey The University of Edinburgh already provides access to a wide range of digital resources, but we want to increase the number of our own collections available in digital format. Webpages …Continue reading →

IIIF is live! This week, and just scraping in before the end of the year, we upgraded the LUNA imaging platform to version 7.2. This is important to us for two reasons: the …Continue reading →

Finding, managing, writing and sharing research – what tools do you use? Do you use Google Drive or Word? Mendeley or Endnote? Google Scholar or Scopus? Open access or traditional journals? ResearchGate or repositories? New tools are constantly being developed, as reflected …Continue reading →

ReCon 2015: Research in the 21st Century: Data, Analytics & Impact Last week a few us attended ReCon 2015 here in Edinburgh which proved to be very interesting. Session 1: Beyond the paper: publishing data, software and more Attended by Scott …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
Default utility Image Sydney Goodsir Smith Stands for Rector In 1951, students voting for a new Rector of Edinburgh University faced a choice between...

Projects

Default utility Image Conservation Volunteers in the Collections Rationalisation Project This week our Project Conservator, Helen, talks about the great work volunteers have done as...
Default utility Image Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a...

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