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Do more with your resource list: follow, tag, discuss, and share A resource list is more than just an easy way to get to your course reading (very useful though that is!); you can follow lists, add and tag items in …Continue reading →

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It’s Resource Lists Week! The Library Learning Services team are in the Main Library foyer all week (between 11am and 3pm), so please come along and say hello and ask us anything Resource Lists …Continue reading →

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Cataloguing the Sir Patrick Geddes papers Our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, provides an update on cataloguing work. One of the major aims of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project is to catalogue the papers of Sir Patrick …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing at Strathclyde University In February we held a crowdsourcing event at Strathclyde University. The event took place over two days with the help of 23 volunteers. The aim of the two days was …Continue reading →

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LGBT+ History Month book display Following the success of the Main Library’s Black History Month ‘micro-exhibition’ in October, which was co-hosted with student groups LiberatEd and Project Myopia, the Library is currently displaying books for …Continue reading →

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E-resources for Korean Studies With the partial financial support from the Korea Foundation, we have now subscribed to 6 Korean databases of e‐books, e‐journals, bibliographies and newspaper archives covering a wide range of subject …Continue reading →

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Conservation Volunteer In this blog post Staphany Cheng talks about her time volunteering at Strathclyde University on the Patrick Geddes collection…… Archives and Special Collections at the University of Strathclyde is home …Continue reading →

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Musica Getutscht Musica Getutscht (Basel, 1511) is the earliest printed treatise on musical instruments in the west. Written by Sebastian Virdung who was a priest and a chapel singer, it provides rudimentary …Continue reading →

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The Myth of Robert Burns TAGS: | | | | It was some months ago that among the many sermons and talks given by Rev Tom Allan (1916-1965), one entitled ‘The Myth of Robert Burns’ caught my eye (ref. AA6.2.18). …Continue reading →

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Scottish Gymnastics collection catalogued As well as cataloguing the Margaret Morris collection in Perth, I have also been working with the records of Scottish Gymnastics, which were donated to the University of Edinburgh last …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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