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Spotlight on our Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

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Student Research Rooms: fantastic resource for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | Today’s blog post is a guest post from Aimee Fletcher, SRR Co-ordinator, about the superb book collections available to staff and students from HCA in the Student Research Rooms (SRR). …Continue reading →

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How to…read your reading list and search for readings in the Library TAGS: | | | | | | | Got your reading list but not sure what you’re being asked to read (is it a book, is it an article, is it a bird, is it a plane…)? Or …Continue reading →

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New to Library: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society archive online TAGS: | | | The Library has recently purchased the online archive to the journal Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, covering the period 1935 (volume 1) until 2009 (volume 75). The Library already has …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

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New journals available for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently started subscriptions to 3 new journals following requests from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. So welcome to the Library… Journal of Greek Archaeology This …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB) TAGS: | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a successful trial last semester the Library has now got a 1 year subscription to the Online Egyptological Bibliography from the University …Continue reading →

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Images of early Islamic architecture: a record of destroyed antiquities in Iraq and Syria TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |   The aim of our PhD thesis digitisation project is to make available the unique research of the University of Edinburgh. This research has a greater significance when, within the …Continue reading →

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Collections

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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