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Crowdsourcing Conservation 2018 TAGS: | | Due to the success of last year’s ‘Crowdsourcing Conservation’ event, we are repeating the session on 19 and 20 February 2018! You can read more about last year’s event here. …Continue reading →

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Under the Skin: Studies in Parchment TAGS: | | | | | This week’s blog comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently took part in a training event in London on the conservation of parchment. This is the first in a …Continue reading →

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E-learning with Employ.ed TAGS: | | | Today we hear from Sophie, our first ever Employ.ed student in the conservation studio… Hi, my name is Sophie Lawson and I am currently the Conservation E-learning intern at the …Continue reading →

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Paper and Water: Conservation Principles TAGS: | This week’s blog post comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently attended a conservation training workshop in Edinburgh… Earlier this year in September, I attended a two-day course organised by …Continue reading →

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Book conservation skills for paper conservators TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Projects Conservator, Katharine Richardson, who recently attended a workshop to learn basic book conservation techniques…. Last month I attended a two day workshop, Book Conservation …Continue reading →

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Wood you believe it? Identifying woods for conservation TAGS: | | In this week’s blog we hear from Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh (MIMEd) Conservator, Jonathan Santa Maria Bouquet, who recently attended a training workshop on wood identification in Norway.

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A Taste of Conservation TAGS: | | | | | In this week’s blog we hear from Anna O’Regan, who recently attended a Conservation Taster Day at the CRC. Anna discusses why she wanted to take part, and what she …Continue reading →

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Making the Invisible Visible – Repairs on Iron Gall Ink TAGS: | | | | | Last Friday, I attended a one-day training workshop on iron gall ink repairs. The session was organised by the Collections Care Team at the National Library of Scotland and hosted …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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