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New Scan & Deliver Service The semester has been a busy start for everyone! Due to government restrictions there have been limits placed on accessing our print resources, but as of the 18th January a …Continue reading →

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Lyell’s School of Rock In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four notebooks into its Special Collections. With support and funding from leading institutions, groups and donations pledged …Continue reading →

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Have a nice break! As we’re nearing the end of the revision and exam period we wanted to let you know that we’ll be on leave from the 19th of December and will return …Continue reading →

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Good Riddance to an ‘Intolerable’ Year: James Hogg Bids Farewell to 1831 To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Hogg (1770-1835), we are featuring a peculiarly timely manuscript from Edinburgh University Library’s collections. Hogg’s poem ‘1831’ will strike a …Continue reading →

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Virtual Event: An Introduction to Charles Lyell We are excited to offer a new opportunity to experience this collection, a Zoom presentation by the Lyell Project staff on 10 December 2020 at 1pm GMT. This event reveals …Continue reading →

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The Shakespeare’s Collection – new resources from Gale Several new resources have been added to Archives Unbound, a key primary source database from Gale. Among these is The Shakespeare Collection. The Shakespeare Collection The Collection contextualizes the legacy …Continue reading →

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From the Stores #1: Packing List for Fieldwork Progress in the Lyell project has taken a giant leap these last two weeks thanks to two developments. Firstly, physical work in the stores where the collection is secured at …Continue reading →

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Thank you Friends The University of Edinburgh’s Lyell archives continue to grow, thanks to the support of our generous friends. The Friends of the National Libraries and the Friends of Edinburgh University Library united …Continue reading →

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Visualising Civic Improvement Explore Scotland’s capital through the mind of one of Scotland’s greatest social thinkers and join us as we take a closer look at Professor Sir Patrick Geddes’ (1854-1932) photographic survey …Continue reading →

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Preparing the Way This week our project archivist gives us the inside view from our Body Language Archives project, bringing us on (the project management) board, with a review of project progress and …Continue reading →

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