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70,000 high-quality images from National Palace Museum in Taipei TAGS: | | | BBC News reported yesterday that the National Palace Museum in Taipei has placed 70,000 high-quality electronic images in a free-to-download archive so that online users can enjoy its exhibitions. It also …Continue reading →

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Mango Languages – online language courses for trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University Library has arranged a free trial of an online language learning resource called “Mango Languages”. The service offers online interactive courses for learning over 70 languages, including almost …Continue reading →

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Get the Best from the Library for … Literatures, Languages and Cultures TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Want to get the best from the Library for Literatures, Languages and Cultures? A key starting point are the Subject Guides for Literatures, Languages and Cultures – find your subject at http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/subject-guides …Continue reading →

Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. New College Library, Inglis 23.

Chinese rare books on display for Peking University at Edinburgh Day TAGS: | | | | | | New College Library was part of the University of Edinburgh’s Peking at Edinburgh day on Monday 18 November with a display of Chinese items from our Special Collections. These included the beautiful …Continue reading →

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The earliest missionary editions TAGS: | | | | Interesting blog entry on Protestant missionary material in Chinese by David Helliwell, Curator of Chinese Collections, Bodleian Library

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Training Sessions: Low-Tech Imaging for Social Media There’s no doubt that in our digital age, social media and online presence is crucial...
Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...

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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...

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