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Lyell Notebooks: Progress Report Collection Curation Since their arrival, the focus has been on a range of preliminary tasks to get the notebooks ready for digitisation, consultation and exhibition. Exhibition   The first free …Continue reading →

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Professor Richard Fortey on Lyell Professor Richard Fortey is one of the most authoritative and engaging experts on the importance of Charles Lyell. A welcome supporter in the Lyell notebook campaign, he has recently been …Continue reading →

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‘Norsk Hvalfangst-Tidende’ – a long run of the print periodical in the Salvesen Archive THE SALVESEN ARCHIVE CONTAINS THE NORWEGIAN WHALING GAZETTE, FROM 1917 TO 1968 – A WEALTH OF RESEARCH ON WHALES AND WHALING FROM THE DECADES PRIOR TO THE INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION …Continue reading →

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New: DOI minting for PhD theses We are pleased to announce that from January 2020 all new PhD theses submitted to the Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA) will be assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). The Library …Continue reading →

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High Rises and Lows: Emotions in an Edinburgh Suburb TAGS: | | | | | In 1957 three professionals approached the University of Edinburgh’s Social Science Research Centre requesting a study of the North Edinburgh communities in which they worked; they were concerned they were …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: Semester 2 Checklist There are five quick checks Course organisers can make to ensure students have access to their Semester 2 Resource Lists and key readings: 1. Is there a published 2019/2020 version …Continue reading →

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LLC related database trials There are quite a few database trials going on at the moment that are relevant to subject areas in the LLC School. The trials can be accessed from the Library’s …Continue reading →

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Incunabula: Fables, foliage and a female Pope I was lucky enough to be involved in the Incunabula pilot project here in the Digital Imaging Unit. This project  helped to create a digitisation workflow for Incunabula collection items …Continue reading →

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Lyell, Landscape and a Lorry We’ve done it. They’re finally here. Late last week I was lucky enough to go down to London and pick up the Lyell notebooks. The first step in gaining custody …Continue reading →

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Conserving the Mackinnon Collection TAGS: | | This week, Claire Hutchison describes the start of her eight-week internship working to conserve the Mackinnon collection… I am four weeks into my internship at the CRC and absolutely loving …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image High Rises and Lows: Emotions in an Edinburgh Suburb In 1957 three professionals approached the University of Edinburgh’s Social Science Research Centre requesting a...
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