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Notebook No. 4 Update During this lockdown, the Lyell Project has been able to continue enhancing metadata, despite having no access to the Lyell notebooks, thanks to some quick digitisation done by the amazing …Continue reading →

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The Not-So-Lonely Lockdown of the Transcribing Geologists Lockdown may seem frustrating and tiresome to some, but it has made space for a few spontaneous and unexpected collaborations! Over the last month with many “physical” tasks on hold, …Continue reading →

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Responding to a National Crisis: Social Work at Times of Great Need (illustrated with images from the University’s art collection) We find ourselves living through remarkable times. A global pandemic has taken hold and life has changed completely in just a few …Continue reading →

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Health in Motion: I move, therefore I am TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As many of us face the challenge of managing our mental and physical well-being during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we look to the doyenne of movement and pioneer of …Continue reading →

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This Is (Almost) The End A brief update on the final stages of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project, read on to find out what to expect next…. Our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes …Continue reading →

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The Japanese Garden Journey with us to 1908 as Patrick Geddes and Frank Mears’ look to Japan and the East for urban planning inspiration.  Archives volunteer and MSc Library and Information Studies student, …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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Default utility Image Responding to a National Crisis: Social Work at Times of Great Need (illustrated with images from the University’s art collection) We find ourselves living through remarkable times....
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