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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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Rollover 2019 is complete! The Library has now made copies of the 2018/19 Resource Lists for use in the new academic year. Please check that your 2019/20 Resource List is available. If you go …Continue reading →

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‘This Single Song of Two’: Centenary of the Marriage of Edwin and Willa Muir TAGS: | | 7 June 2019 marks the centenary of the marriage of Edwin and Willa Muir, one of Scottish literature’s great creative partnerships. Acclaimed in their own right as poet and novelist …Continue reading →

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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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