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It’s like christmas here at the CRC! TAGS: | | | | | | | So today I received more toys to play with… In addition to receiving funding to purchase a Kryoflux I was also able to purchase some additional kit to complement our …Continue reading →

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Volunteering in the Digital Archives – Guest post from Julia Konig TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I started volunteering at the Centre for Research Collections (CRC) a couple of months ago, on the 22nd March 2017. My task has been to audit digital media from various …Continue reading →

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Here’s an interesting question…how do you build accessibility into your digital preservation service? TAGS: | | | | | | | I recently attended training on Equality Impact Assessments here at Edinburgh University to enable me to better understand our obligations, under the Equality Act, in the provision of our digital …Continue reading →

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Appraising digital collections…how do you do it? TAGS: | | We have recently recruited, as part of a wider project, an archivist to look specifically at the thorny issue of appraisal, both of non-digital and digital collections. In doing so …Continue reading →

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Collections

Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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