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uCreate Studio – open for making! uCreate Studio is the University of Edinburgh’s community makerspace and located in Room 1.12 of the Main Library, and offers equipment, advice, trainng and support to help you make just …Continue reading →

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Icky Sticky Tape This week’s blog has been written by Lisa Behrens, a book and paper conservation student from Stuttgart in Germany, who spent four weeks at CRC’s conservation studio earlier this summer. …Continue reading →

Revealing and Expanding Diversity in our Library Collections: Black History Month 2018 It’s Black History Month, and to celebrate diversity in the University’s collections we now have a new book display in the Main Library foyer. This follows on from the success …Continue reading →

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‘Moving forwards towards perfection’: Dunfermline College of Physical Education TAGS: | | | | | | | On this day (4th October) in 1905, the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust College of Hygiene and Physical Training (later renamed Dunfermline College of Physical Education) was founded. It was opened by …Continue reading →

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Semester 2 deadlines announced 22nd October 2018  29th October 2018 We will still build new lists and review lists beyond these dates, but may not be able to guarantee that new purchases will arrive …Continue reading →

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DHC2018 part 2: highlight talks There were a number of talks which stood out for me, both in terms of general interest and also in their relation to work in libraries. I’ve summarised just a …Continue reading →

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DHC2018 part 1: some key themes I was fortunate to receive funding this year from UCISA to attend DHC2018 (Digital Humanities Congress – not to be mistaken with the 16th International Symposium on District Heating and …Continue reading →

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Scottish Court of Session Papers: Phase 2 Pilot “The most valuable unstudied source for Scottish history….in existence.” Historiographer Royal, Professor T.C. Smout It has been a while since we provided an update on our Scottish Court of Session …Continue reading →

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Thomas Chalmers and The West Port Experiment TAGS: | | | | | | Those with an interest in Scottish church history are likely to be very familiar with Thomas Chalmers and the role he played in the Disruption of 1843 but how many …Continue reading →

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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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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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