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Resource Lists: new list view New List view We’ve changed the default view of Resource Lists so when you go to a Resource List you’ll see the section headings listed instead of all the citations. …Continue reading →

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Ban Dainagon Ekotob : a premium replica of the late 12th-century Japanese emakimono (picture scroll) TAGS: | The Library has just purchased a beautiful reproduction of a late 12th-century Japanese emakimono (絵巻) – a set of 3 illustrated narrative picture scrolls called Ban Dainagon Ekotob (伴大納言絵詞 The …Continue reading →

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The Edinburgh School of Social Study and Training Foundations: Social work training at the University of Edinburgh has gone through several guises since it was first taught in 1918.  Initially it was established as the Edinburgh School of …Continue reading →

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‘Body Language’ exhibition launches to resounding gong! Project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, dances us through the magic of the ‘Body Language’ exhibition launch. A sudden booming and magical gong hushed invited guests.  Its exotic timbre reverberated throughout the …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists Framework The Resource Lists Framework states that Resource Lists are the preferred route to manage library materials for teaching, summarises the service you can expect from the Library and outlines good …Continue reading →

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Connecting with Patrick Geddes and friends: the intern experience Phew!  That was a fast 8 weeks! As our archive cataloguing project intern, Sorina Mihai, nears the end of her internship, we invited her to share the highs and lows …Continue reading →

IIIF Conference, Göttingen, June 2019 TAGS: | | | | | The Western European heatwave coincided perfectly with this year’s IIIF Conference in Göttingen, causing many a delegate to hastily clamour to the thrift stores to obtain more appropriate attire for …Continue reading →

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Movers and Shakers Movers and Shakers by Madeleine Leisk CC BY-NC   Summer is the time when our day-to-day service at the University Collections Facility is at its quietest. The undergraduate cohort has …Continue reading →

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Introducing Whiiif – Full text searching across image-based collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Background For historical collections digitisation projects inside the library, we are increasingly looking to provide OCR transcriptions of the documents alongside the digital images. In many cases, this can enhance …Continue reading →

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Baltic, Books and Solidarity: Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT) International Staff Week I was delighted to be able to participate in the 4th International Staff Week at the Biblioteki Politechniki Gdańskiej recently. I work as the Senior Photographer for Edinburgh University’s Library …Continue reading →

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