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NEW Further Charles Lyell Papers July was a busy month for the Sir Charles Lyell Collection, and the Centre for Research Collections. After much planning and advice, the CRC passed inspection, and we opened again …Continue reading →

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We Are Still Here! TAGS: | | | | | We are delighted to announce that thanks to generous support from the Wellcome Research Resource Fund, our Body Language archives project will now run until January 2021. It seemed a …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists for 2020/21 available for review and editing Resource List rollover 2020 is complete and Resource Lists for 2020/21 are now available for Course organisers to review and edit. The Library has copied 2019/20 Resource Lists (both published …Continue reading →

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Notebook No. 4 Update During this lockdown, the Lyell Project has been able to continue enhancing metadata, despite having no access to the Lyell notebooks, thanks to some quick digitisation done by the amazing …Continue reading →

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The Not-So-Lonely Lockdown of the Transcribing Geologists Lockdown may seem frustrating and tiresome to some, but it has made space for a few spontaneous and unexpected collaborations! Over the last month with many “physical” tasks on hold, …Continue reading →

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Responding to a National Crisis: Social Work at Times of Great Need (illustrated with images from the University’s art collection) We find ourselves living through remarkable times. A global pandemic has taken hold and life has changed completely in just a few …Continue reading →

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Health in Motion: I move, therefore I am TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As many of us face the challenge of managing our mental and physical well-being during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we look to the doyenne of movement and pioneer of …Continue reading →

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This Is (Almost) The End A brief update on the final stages of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project, read on to find out what to expect next…. Our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes …Continue reading →

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The Japanese Garden Journey with us to 1908 as Patrick Geddes and Frank Mears’ look to Japan and the East for urban planning inspiration.  Archives volunteer and MSc Library and Information Studies student, …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image Good Riddance to an ‘Intolerable’ Year: James Hogg Bids Farewell to 1831 To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Hogg (1770-1835), we are featuring...

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Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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