The Indian Primer

Digital Library Team’s 12 highlights for Christmas It has been a very busy year in the Digital Library teams with lots happening both with new projects and changes to existing services. Here is a run down of …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: New in December We’ll be posting about new updates every month, but here are some of the new features in Leganto released in December: 1. New! Student view: you see what your list …Continue reading →

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The Indian Primer: iconics in raking light   According to researchers at the Centre for Research Collections, The Indian Primer is a tiny book containing Christian instruction, mainly in the native American Algonquian language. Printing began in America …Continue reading →

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International Digital Preservation Day – Kryoflux-athon 2017! Back in July I posted the great news that we’d purchased a Kryoflux, along with 5.25″ drives, to enable us to read the growing number of disks we’re finding in …Continue reading →

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There’s still time to send us your Semester 2 Resource Lists! The Library Learning Services team has a bit more time to work on lists before the end of the year (Leganto has really helped us speed through our work!)… So, …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists: New (and fixed) in November ExLibris have been busy building new features – and fixing some issues – in Leganto. Here are the edited highlights from the November release: 1. New! Students can add their …Continue reading →

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Explore Your Archive 2017 The Explore Your Archive Campaign is run in conjunction with the Archives and Records Association, the professional body for archivists in the UK and Ireland. The University of Edinburgh is …Continue reading →

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Bombs, Bins and Burglary: The Miraculous Survival of the Margaret Morris Collection A fortnight ago I paid my first visit to the Fergusson Gallery, Perth, to begin assessing and listing the Margaret Morris Collection which is housed there. This is the first …Continue reading →

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University of Edinburgh 2016/17 Gold open access spend analysis TAGS: The University of Edinburgh receives two main block grants from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) to support researchers funded by them to comply with their …Continue reading →

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Open Access week: 23-29th October For Open Access week we have a series of blog posts lined up to be published every day. We’ll start by describing the current state of play of open access …Continue reading →

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