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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 →

Kirsty introduces Edinburgh University Library's plan for its Digital Strong Room

From one small remit…to one giant project TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Yesterday I had the pleasure of talking to a crowd of fellow professionals in the heritage sector at the first ‘Edinburgh Preserves‘ event, which I blogged about previously. Hosted by …Continue reading →

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Interested in Digital Preservation? Come along to our ‘Edinburgh Preserves’ event! TAGS: | | | If you’re in the Edinburgh area on the 16th February and would like to hear/learn a bit more about local Digital Preservation projects and activities, or if you even have …Continue reading →

Thing of the Month TAGS: | | | Starting next week is our new event at ECA: Thing of the Month. Head over to E12 on your lunch break to get a close up look at a thing from the Art …Continue reading →

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