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IIIF Technical Workshop and Showcase March 2017 Improving Access to Image Collections On 16th and 17th March the University of Edinburgh and National Library of Scotland will be hosting two International Image Interoperability Framework events. IIIF Showcase …Continue reading →

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I: Edinburgh University Battery Officers’ Training Corps – OTC TAGS: | | LIFE IN THE ARMY, AT STOBS CAMP AND ELSEWHERE… AND SOME FACES OF THE FALLEN… Edinburgh University Battery Officers’ Training Corps was one of Scotland’s oldest military volunteer Units. By …Continue reading →

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Archives catalogues come online TAGS: | | | Since I started working with the New College Collections, one of my main aims has been to get the archives catalogues, which sit in a papery, five binder splendour in …Continue reading →

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A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half in this week’s blog… I have now moved full time to the conservation studio at …Continue reading →

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II: ‘The Times’ History and Encyclopaedia of the War – the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolutions 1917, and of the declaration of Finnish independence TAGS: ‘…AN ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT CONTEST NOW IN PROGRESS…’ On the approach of the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolutions, this second look at The Times History and Encyclopædia of …Continue reading →

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#1lib1ref at the University of Edinburgh TAGS: | | | On Friday 20 January, staff from across Information Services took part in Wikimedia’s #1lib1ref campaign, adding 63 edits to the encyclopaedia throughout the day – almost double last year’s total! …Continue reading →

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Just my type of thesis: some notes on book production from 1915 The printed book as an artistic unity: A study of selected Incunabula as a Guide to the external production of worthy modern books Richard Wilson, B.A. London “The subject of …Continue reading →

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Add your resource list to LEARN Course organisers, make it easy for students to access their Semester 2 course reading by adding a link to your resource lists on LEARN. You can add the link to …Continue reading →

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Academic Book Week 2017 The Library has organised three events for Academic Book Week this year. Places are limited, so be sure to sign up soon! Academic Book Week celebrates the academic book, with …Continue reading →

IIIF is live! This week, and just scraping in before the end of the year, we upgraded the LUNA imaging platform to version 7.2. This is important to us for two reasons: the …Continue reading →

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The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...
Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session...

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Default utility Image Several Theses in One Binding In this week’s blog post, Projects Conservator Nicole, gives us an update on the work...
A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half...

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