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FORCE2019         From 15th – 17th October, Library & University Collections played host to FORCE2019 – a leading international conference bringing together an interdisciplinary group of professionals interested …Continue reading →

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Lyell Rocks! Saving & Sharing the Charles Lyell Notebooks Sir Charles Lyell (1797 – 1875) was a Victorian Scottish geologist, recognised as one of the outstanding scientists in an age of remarkable thinkers. He’s best known as the author …Continue reading →

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‘Not a Varsity Bird’: William Soutar’s Student Years TAGS: 100 years ago this week, one of Scotland’s best-loved poets became a student of Edinburgh University. On 13 October 1919, the 21-year-old William Soutar added his name to the university’s …Continue reading →

Losing the Heid… or not The Parthenon Frieze at Edinburgh College of Art Running around the walls of the Sculpture Court of Edinburgh College Art is a cast of the Parthenon Frieze, which was first …Continue reading →

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Diamonds and Rust: Re-housing the Student Records One of the largest components of the Department of Social Work’s archive is a collection of over 1000 student admission files from 1928, when the school was transferred to the …Continue reading →

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Planning for Humanity: Patrick Geddes in India, 1914-1924 This October we celebrate the 165th anniversary of Patrick Geddes’ birth (2 October 1854).  We bring you news of a series of upcoming events which commemorate Patrick Geddes and his …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists – new look The Resource Lists (Leganto) interface has a had a makeover in time for the start of the new academic year. The list menu (…) where you ‘ll find the option …Continue reading →

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COPE European Seminar On Monday I attended the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) European Seminar in Leiden.  Cope has been around for over 20 years, and began as a relatively informal group of …Continue reading →

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A week under the Bolognese sun   One of the best parts of working at the University of Edinburgh is their focus on professional development. Staff can enhance their experience at work through online courses, workshops, …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: new list view New List view We’ve changed the default view of Resource Lists so when you go to a Resource List you’ll see the section headings listed instead of all the citations. …Continue reading →

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