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New Professionals – Skills Development This blog post comes from one of our project volunteers, Daisy Stafford.  Daisy made a significant contribution to the project in her work data cleansing retro-converted catalogue descriptions.  As Daisy …Continue reading →

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Travelling Images: Venetian Illustrated Books 3 This week the exhibition curator, Laura Moretti, of the University of St. Andrews, writes about the finest, and probably most famous book in our selection: Andrea Palladio’s “Four Books of Architecture”.  …Continue reading →

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The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these photographic collections has provided a rare opportunity to follow intimately the changing face of Patrick …Continue reading →

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Travelling Images: Venetian Illustrated Books 2 This week our Venetian illustrations turn theatrical, with an illustrated copy of the plays of Plautus, and we welcome as guest blogger, the exhibition curator, Laura Moretti, of the University …Continue reading →

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Sticky Situations Last week our Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, wrote about how she had uncovered an unusual sticky situation among the Patrick Geddes Collection photographs.  Rising to the conservation challenge, Nicole explored …Continue reading →

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Travelling Images: Venetian Illustrated Books at the University of Edinburgh We have a micro exhibition, of illustrated books from Renaissance Italy, running in CRC from 13th April to 15th June.  This is in collaboration with Linda Borean of the Università …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: New in January and February 2018 It’s a bumper edition this time, with resource lists updates from January and February. As ever, if you have any questions about the features please get in touch with the …Continue reading →

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Repository Fringe 2018 Venue: The Royal Society of Edinburgh Dates: 2-3 July 2018 Registration: Open now Repository Fringe is a gathering for repository managers and others interested in research data repositories and publication …Continue reading →

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Beyond your Resource List: more ways to find course resources For some of your classes, your resource list will be a useful starting point, but you’ll want to explore other resources in the Library (and beyond). Here are some of …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: troubleshooting and further guidance I can’t access the things on my list! What to do: If you’re having problems accessing the resources on a list, or can’t see links where there ought to be …Continue reading →

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Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...
Default utility Image Plaque Unveiled to Edinburgh University’s First Nobel Prize Winner Today, at the Hermitage of Braid, Principal Peter Mathieson will unveil a plaque commemorating Edinburgh...

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Default utility Image The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at...
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...

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