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Crowdsourcing Conservation – Thomas Nelson Collection TAGS: | | Following on from the popular “Crowdsourcing Conservation” sessions held in February 2017 and 2018, the Centre for Research Collections held seven more crowdsourcing events from October 2018 to March 2019. …Continue reading →

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Open Access Scotland Group meeting On 27th March the Scholarly Communications Team at the University of Edinburgh were delighted to host the 6th regular meeting of the Open Access Scotland Group at the impressive Paterson’s …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh hosts international IIIF event TAGS: | | | Jointly with the National Library of Scotland, the University hosted the annual IIIF Showcase and Working Meeting from December 3-6. As consortial members, it was a good opportunity for both …Continue reading →

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Kryoflux-athon – the scores are in! TAGS: Well, its been a very…dexterous day…fingers and hands flipping between 2 sets of screens, two mice and piles of discs but at the end of it we managed to image …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation at the CRC TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator Emily, describes the highly successful crowdsourcing conservation event held in February at the CRC… In February, we held our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event …Continue reading →

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Printmaking: Identification, Preservation and Creation TAGS: | | | | | Immerse yourself in all things print! Join our conservators, Emily and Katharine, for an evening of preservation and printmaking. For centuries artists have been using different printing techniques to depict …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation TAGS: | | | | During the Festival of Creative Learning (20-24 February 2017), we will be hosting our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event! Over a two-day period (20-21 February), with the help of 30 participants, we aim …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Preserves get-together, 22nd September 2016 Do you work with digital archives, or are you thinking about digital preservation? Edinburgh Preserves is an informal digital preservation support group for those in and around the Edinburgh area. …Continue reading →

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Paper Conservators: News and Ideas Exchange 2016 TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Conservation Volunteers Mathilde Renauld and Paula Burbicka, who recently attended a paper conservators new and ideas exchange event at the CRC…. Scotland’s Paper Conservators …Continue reading →

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UK Archivematica User Group (March 2016) TAGS: | | | | | | Yesterday I attended the UK Archivematica User Group meeting, hosted by Jenny Mitcham at the University of York. Our group, which is open to any individual or institution who is …Continue reading →

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