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Rare Books – Expect the Unexpected 5 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Wet Monday, Henry VIII Falls in the River, and the Ogre of Smeeth, all funded through the Bank of Sweets. For our fifth visit to the ECA Illustration students’ Notgeld …Continue reading →

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Rare Books – Expect the Unexpected 4 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lace, Forks, The Arctic Monkeys and Golf This is the fourth in our series of posts based on the current exhibition in the Library Gallery, and the project by Edinburgh …Continue reading →

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Rare Books – Expect the Unexpected. 3 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Hippogriffs, Rabbits, Skyship Ports and Mars: Fantasy Worlds In our third visit to the student Notgeld and its connections with the exhibition, we move into the realms of fantasy. Some …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh hosts international IIIF event TAGS: | | | Jointly with the National Library of Scotland, the University hosted the annual IIIF Showcase and Working Meeting from December 3-6. As consortial members, it was a good opportunity for both …Continue reading →

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Quick Resource Lists checklist for Semester 2 The Library is on working on Semester 2 Resource Lists and we hope to have all lists completed before the festive break. There are now approximately 1800 resource lists published …Continue reading →

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Doodles and Discoveries: Scottish Court of Session Papers We are now well in the midst of the Scottish Court of Session Papers Phase 2 Pilot. In this stage of the project, we are concentrating on digitising three hundred …Continue reading →

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uCreate Studio – open for making! uCreate Studio is the University of Edinburgh’s community makerspace and located in Room 1.12 of the Main Library, and offers equipment, advice, trainng and support to help you make just …Continue reading →

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Icky Sticky Tape This week’s blog has been written by Lisa Behrens, a book and paper conservation student from Stuttgart in Germany, who spent four weeks at CRC’s conservation studio earlier this summer. …Continue reading →

Revealing and Expanding Diversity in our Library Collections: Black History Month 2018 It’s Black History Month, and to celebrate diversity in the University’s collections we now have a new book display in the Main Library foyer. This follows on from the success …Continue reading →

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‘Moving forwards towards perfection’: Dunfermline College of Physical Education TAGS: | | | | | | | On this day (4th October) in 1905, the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust College of Hygiene and Physical Training (later renamed Dunfermline College of Physical Education) was founded. It was opened by …Continue reading →

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