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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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They’re coming! The Lyell notebooks were collected from Sotheby’s in London yesterday and are now on their way north, expected to arrive in Edinburgh later today. Thankfully, they are in a secure …Continue reading →

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Thank you for saving Lyell’s notebooks What an exciting prospect! The imminent arrival of Charles Lyell’s 294 notebooks to the University of Edinburgh Library is an occasion which will rightly be celebrated in Edinburgh. Students, staff …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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