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The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. TAGS: | This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at the CRC… I am currently working on a 6-month pilot project to conserve three collections …Continue reading →

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Anti-German manifestos, cigarettes vouchers and a little girl called Gill: 3 objects found in PhD theses TAGS: | | | | | When I was studying for my Masters dissertation, I kept finding dried flowers in between the pages of books I was borrowing from the library. Now, we all know that …Continue reading →

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Scottish Session Papers Condition Survey TAGS: | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator, Emily, describes the conservation problems encountered during a condition survey of a collection of bound volumes… I have recently carried out a condition …Continue reading →

A Book of Two Halves TAGS: | | | Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half in this week’s blog… I have now moved full time to the conservation studio at …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 →

PhD Theses Conservation TAGS: | | My name is Nicole and I am excited to be in my fourth week as the new digitisation project conservator working on conserving the PhD theses before digitisation. The PhDs …Continue reading →

Student newspaper digitisation project returns! TAGS: | | | | The Student newspaper digitisation project is back! Over the next six months we’ll be digitising back issues from the late 1980s and early 1990s and making them available online at …Continue reading →

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Thesis scanning project: six months in! TAGS: | | Friday 28 October marked the end of the first quarter of the Library’s PhD digitisation project, with over 3,000 theses scanned to date. After a challenging first few months, the …Continue reading →

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Destructive scanning of duplicate theses TAGS: | | | Hello, I’m Pete Marsden one of the digitisation assistants working out at the Gyle in West Edinburgh, and this is what I get up to…….. Here is a sneak peek …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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