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Salvesen Archive – 50 years at Edinburgh University Library – 1969-2019 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE CHRISTIAN SALVESEN & CO. ARCHIVE AT CRC – MARITIME TRADING AND WHALING MATERIAL 50 years ago in May 1969 former colleagues of the …Continue reading →

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Journey to the Centre of the UCF As a brand new library assistant at the University Collections Facility, the biggest challenge I have faced so far has been learning to navigate this somewhat labyrinthine building. Those bewildering …Continue reading →

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China Families – New Genealogy Website by Bristol University This is an edited re-blog of a newsletter from the Scotland-China Association. Were your ancestors out in China? If so, track them with China Families: https://www.chinafamilies.net China Families is directed …Continue reading →

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Rollover 2019 What is rollover? Each year, in June, the Library makes copies of the current year’s Resource Lists for use in the new academic year. When is it happening? The Library …Continue reading →

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All Change – Body Language project extended until July 2020 We are very pleased to announce that a new project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, has agreed to take on responsibility for our collaborative Wellcome Research Resource-funded archives project ‘Body Language: movement, …Continue reading →

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Patrick Geddes Archives project extended until March 2020 With immediate effect our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, will be looking after two collaborative Wellcome Research Resource-funded archive projects.  Elaine will continue to work on our own ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes …Continue reading →

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The Westminster Confession On Wednesday 8th May 2019, The Church of Scotland is hosting a conference, organised by the Theological Forum.  The conference, Westminster, Confessions and the Church, will run at New College, …Continue reading →

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Cataloguing the correspondence of Thomas Nelson & Sons (cont.) Cataloguing the correspondence of Thomas Nelson & Sons (cont.) Our intern Isabella has now finished her 10-week placement at the CRC, during which she was box-listing part of the records …Continue reading →

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New! Resource Lists quick guides for course organisers We’ve just published a couple of new quick guides to help course organisers edit their Resource Lists and manage course reading: Edit your Resource List This guide will show you …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists Workshops We run Resource Lists workshops for academic staff, learning technologists and course administrators. In preparation for 2019/2020 we are running a series of two workshops; one for beginners and another …Continue reading →

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