Free book alert! Grab the latest edition of our Art Collection We have some great news to share. The 3rd edition of the University of the Edinburgh Art Collection is hot of the printing press! Once a year since 2015, we’ve …Continue reading →

Queens and female coders TAGS: | | | | Recommended library museum piece to view on International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day. And this year, which just happens to be 100 years since women have had the …Continue reading →

Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern through the Employ.ed On Campus programme. This is her blog post, reflecting upon ten weeks …Continue reading →

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 →

Evaluation of Digital Cultural Resources in Glasgow The revamped Kelvin Hall in Glasgow was the destination for the Scottish Digital Cultural Heritage Evaluation Network’s winter symposium, on December 12 and 13. Now the home of much of …Continue reading →

Student newspaper digitisation project returns! TAGS: | | | | The Student newspaper digitisation project is back! Over the next six months we’ll be digitising back issues from the late 1980s and early 1990s and making them available online at …Continue reading →

5,000 Science and Engineering theses now online! TAGS: | | | Library & University Collections is pleased to announce the upload of around 200 digitised Science and Engineering theses to our online repository, bringing to an end the University’s largest digitisation …Continue reading →

Staff Scholarship Scheme funds Digital Preservation course Last year I completed the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) course on the Management and Preservation of Digital Records. The module, which is one of several Masters-level CPD …Continue reading →

PhD thesis digitisation project begins! TAGS: | | | Stock take completed, equipment purchased and staff in place: the digitisation of the Library’s PhD thesis collection has begun! In January 2016 we secured funding to complete the digitisation of …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

Projects

Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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