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Explore Your Archive 2017 The Explore Your Archive Campaign is run in conjunction with the Archives and Records Association, the professional body for archivists in the UK and Ireland. The University of Edinburgh is …Continue reading →

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Bombs, Bins and Burglary: The Miraculous Survival of the Margaret Morris Collection A fortnight ago I paid my first visit to the Fergusson Gallery, Perth, to begin assessing and listing the Margaret Morris Collection which is housed there. This is the first …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh 2016/17 Gold open access spend analysis TAGS: The University of Edinburgh receives two main block grants from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) to support researchers funded by them to comply with their …Continue reading →

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Open Access week: 23-29th October For Open Access week we have a series of blog posts lined up to be published every day. We’ll start by describing the current state of play of open access …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh Further Supports Open Library of Humanities   The University of Edinburgh has opted to support the Open Library of Humanities at a higher rate than required. This additional support will enable the OLH to continue its …Continue reading →

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Semester 2: Resource Lists deadlines We now have 1200 published Resource Lists for the start of Semester 1 2017/8 and are already working on Semester 2 Resource Lists. If you would like the Library to …Continue reading →

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British War Medal – a medal of the First World War TAGS: | | CAMPAIGN MEDAL AWARDED TO WILLIAM HUNTER (1861-1937) – GREAT WAR The British War Medal was awarded to those who served in the campaigns of the Great War or World War …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: troubleshooting It’s the start of semester and all Semester 1 lists are published – we’re now working on Semester 2 lists. However, we’re hearing that some students are having issues accessing …Continue reading →

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Resource List: Permalinks You can generate a permalink for your Resource List which you can then add to a web page or document. Don’t copy the link in the browser address bar. Instead, …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists- remember to sign in! If you’re using Resource Lists via the Find lists homepage: http://resourcelists.ed.ac.uk and you’re having problems accessing resources on a Resource List, check if you’re logged in. If you see ‘Guest’ …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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Default utility Image Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a...

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