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Behind the Scenes at the NLS TAGS: | | We have had a busy day today kicking off with a trip to the University Collections Facility at South Gyle where Hannah Mateer gave a tour of the facility and …Continue reading →

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The Knowledge of Dance TAGS: | | | Following a busy first two days in the library the Knowledge Exchangers let off some steam on Tuesday night at the The Ceilidh Club at Summerhall. There was some very …Continue reading →

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Student and Community Engagement TAGS: | | | How can libraries, archives, and museums reach out to students, get people interested in their collections, and engage with the wider public? Sometimes it takes doing something completely unexpected. Student …Continue reading →

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Board Game Jam: Creating Openly-Licensed Board Games TAGS: | | | | | | At Innovative Learning Week this year we worked with students to develop board games using images from the CRC Flickr account as inspiration. Their challenge was to design a game …Continue reading →

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Violins, horns, diamonds and a crocodile: SCOConnects with MIMEd TAGS: | | | | Violins, horns, diamonds and a crocodile: SCO Connects with MIMEd Reaching out and establishing ties to the community are important elements of the redevelopment of St Cecilia’s Hall. But how …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,...

Projects

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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