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What’s New in DiscoverEd – September 2017 TAGS: The latest release of DiscoverEd includes some very useful new features and functionality.  Read on for full details… 1. New Filter for Special Collections Material A new “Special Collections” filter has been added to the Show …Continue reading →

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New Look and Feel for DiscoverEd! On Tuesday 4th July 2017 the Library rolled out a new look and feel for DiscoverEd, our online discovery service. This means there’s a new improved mobile responsive interface, so you can …Continue reading →

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It’s all about the search box – how you can influence DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | We are looking for your help to assist us in making decisions on the search options and text used in our new Discovery service DiscoverEd. As part of the move …Continue reading →

DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | We are pleased to announce that the winning name for the University of Edinburgh Library’s new discovery service is DiscoverEd. The first person to enter this name was Andy Todd …Continue reading →

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“What’s in a name?” competition now closed TAGS: | | Entries are now closed for the “What’s in a name?” competition to help the Library name the new Discovery service. Any entries received now will not be counted. We’ve had …Continue reading →

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 →

Discover the Library’s collections TAGS: | | | Did you know that University of Edinburgh Library has? 3.5 million books 40,000+ e-journals 360,000+ e-books Incredible, isn’t it? What’s more did you know that you have access to it …Continue reading →

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What’s in a name? Help us decide. TAGS: | | This summer the Library will be launching an exciting new discovery service and we want you to help us choose a name for this! This new “library search” will combine …Continue reading →

New Library Discovery Service TAGS: | | | | This summer the Library will be launching an exciting new Discovery Service. This new “library search” will combine the functionality of the Library Catalogue and Searcher into one single search …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...
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