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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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‘The object of art is to give life shape’: Festival of Museums Fun! TAGS: | | | | | | On Saturday we hosted a talk and create workshop at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) with Drawing and Painting Lecturer Joan Smith. This was to celebrate the 1940s for the …Continue reading →

Casting in Retrograde TAGS: | | | | Deborah Marshall is a final year Sculpture student at Edinburgh College of Art. Deborah discusses her work for the ECA Degree Show 2014, which investigates the Cast Collection.  Casting in Retrograde – a diptych, …Continue reading →

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Researchers – what’s new for you from the Library TAGS: | “Researchers – what’s new for you from the Library” is an event being held in the Murray Library at the King’s Buildings to highlight some recent developments in Library services …Continue reading →

Waverley 200 Waverley 200: An Exhibition Marking the Bicentenary of Sir Walter Scott’s Seminal Novel CRC Display Wall, 6th Floor, Main Library, George Square, 2 April-4 July Tis 200 years since … …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 →

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