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The Aberdeen Breviary: A National Treasure The Aberdeen Breviary is a highly significant book for a number of reasons. Initiated by King James IV and compiled by Bishop William Elphinstone, it is Scotland’s first printed book, …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists Survey 2018 – now open! Tell us what you think about resource lists In 2017/18 we implemented Leganto (our new resource lists platform). One year on, we’d like to find out how we’re doing. What …Continue reading →

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Marking up collections sites with Schema.org – Blog 2 This blog was written by Nandini Tyagi, who was working with Holly Coulson on this project. This blog follows the blog post written by Holly Coulson, my fellow intern at …Continue reading →

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The Anatomy of the Horse Recently I digitised Carlo Ruini’s ‘Anatomia Del Cavallo’ (The Anatomy of the Horse, Diseases and Treatments) as part of our Iconics collection on our i2S V-shape cradle scanner. It is …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: Semester 1 Deadline 9th July The deadline for sending your reading lists to the Library is fast approaching. Course organisers and tutors, send us your lists using the online form by end of Monday 9th July. …Continue reading →

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A Prized Collection We were recently rather excited to receive a significant accrual to an existing donation of records from Scottish Gymnastics. This includes over 100 books (some of them rare and inscribed), …Continue reading →

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Marking up collections sites with Schema.org This blog was written by Holly Coulson, who is working with Nandini Tyagi  on this project. For the last three months, I have been undergoing a Library Metadata internship with …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists workshops Workshops Library Learning Services is running a series of resource lists workshops throughout June and July . All workshops will be held in Room EW 10, Argyle House. Book via …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: New in June In response to feedback, this month there’s a new option for course organisers and students to choose a compact view of the list, so that more citations fit on a …Continue reading →

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IIIF Conference, Washington, May 2018 TAGS: | | | | | | We (Joe Marshall (Head of Special Collections) and Scott Renton (Library Digital Development)) visited Washington DC for the IIIF Conference from 21st-25th May. This was a great opportunity for L&UC, …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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