Annexehalloween 2014 TAGS: | | | Previous pumpkin carving competitions at the Library Annexe have proved popular and we always enjoy the opportunity to flex our creative muscles during our lunch breaks. As such, the annual …Continue reading →

Fifty Shelves of Gray (and Nelson) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | While the cover of Fifty Shades of Grey displays a degree of restraint, publishers and consumers of the romance genre did not always have such a taste for understated dust-jackets. …Continue reading →

Centre for the Study of World Christianity Update TAGS: | | | | | | | | With the print collections of the Centre for the Study of World Christianity (CSWC) Library, set up by Professor Andrew F. Walls, now having been in our care at the …Continue reading →

Employ.Ed Hidden Collections Intern – Weeks 2 to 4 TAGS: | | | | | | | | Halfway through the internship, so here comes another update from the Annexe. These few weeks have been a lot more eventful than I would have expected. Let me try and …Continue reading →

Employ.Ed Hidden Collections Intern – Week 1 TAGS: | | | | The Library Annexe will be joined for the next 8 weeks by Nik Slavov, who is working for the University as part of the Employ.Ed on Campus summer internship programme, …Continue reading →

Beautiful Bindings TAGS: | | | | As part of our Thesis Scanning Service, when we come across a request for a thesis that has beautiful binding we make sure to scan and include these images in …Continue reading →

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Reading Rooms and visiting the Annexe TAGS: | We run a fast and effective retrieval service for Annexe materials. If you want to consult the whole item we can have it sent to a convenient library location via …Continue reading →

Happy Halloween/Samhuinn from the Annexe TAGS: | The results of our now annual Annexe pumpkin carving competition.   Ohh spooky. Stephanie Farley (Charlie), Library Annexe Assistant

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Western General Hospital Library and the Annexe TAGS: | | | The University of Edinburgh Library operates on a number of sites around the city. One of these is the Western General Hospital Library which holds part of the University’s medicine …Continue reading →

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ECA Collection at the Annexe : Dame Blackadder TAGS: | | | | A series of articles on the relationship between the Library Annexe and the ECA. One of the gems being stored out at the Annexe amongst the ECA Collection is the …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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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...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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