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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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Resource Lists Survey 2018 – now open! Tell us what you think about resource lists In 2017/18 we implemented Leganto (our new resource lists platform). One year on, we’d like to find out how we’re doing. What …Continue reading →

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Marking up collections sites with Schema.org – Blog 2 This blog was written by Nandini Tyagi, who was working with Holly Coulson on this project. This blog follows the blog post written by Holly Coulson, my fellow intern at …Continue reading →

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The Anatomy of the Horse Recently I digitised Carlo Ruini’s ‘Anatomia Del Cavallo’ (The Anatomy of the Horse, Diseases and Treatments) as part of our Iconics collection on our i2S V-shape cradle scanner. It is …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: Semester 1 Deadline 9th July The deadline for sending your reading lists to the Library is fast approaching. Course organisers and tutors, send us your lists using the online form by end of Monday 9th July. …Continue reading →

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A Prized Collection We were recently rather excited to receive a significant accrual to an existing donation of records from Scottish Gymnastics. This includes over 100 books (some of them rare and inscribed), …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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