A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going live:  the Edinburgh University’s 1795 copy of the Mahābhārata is now available online.  This beautiful …Continue reading →

Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital Imaging Unit. Throughout the project I have been working with the University of Edinburgh’s Shakespeare …Continue reading →

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Plaque Unveiled to Edinburgh University’s First Nobel Prize Winner TAGS: | | Today, at the Hermitage of Braid, Principal Peter Mathieson will unveil a plaque commemorating Edinburgh University’s first Nobel Prize winner, physicist Charles Glover Barkla (1877–1944). Barkla is one of a …Continue reading →

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On trial: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Irish Newspaper Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m very happy to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year and further to requests from students and staff in HCA the Library has a 1-year …Continue reading →

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On trial: The Age of Exploration TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a brand new digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, Age of Exploration. This …Continue reading →

If these walls could talk… As we celebrate our 50th anniversary at George Square, we’re delving into the history of the Main Library through the digital archive of The Student newspaper. Here are some moments in …Continue reading →

Training Sessions: Low-Tech Imaging for Social Media There’s no doubt that in our digital age, social media and online presence is crucial to engaging with your customers, audiences or users. Due to the growing demand of higher …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

Public art walk – The fragment(ed) trail TAGS: | | | | The library museums volunteers Ellen Embleton and Tom Roeder recently explored some of the University’s public art dotted around its extended campus. In the first part of this series, they’re …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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Default utility Image The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at...
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...

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