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10,385 theses down, 2,115 to go! TAGS: | | | The Library’s project to digitise its entire collection of PhD and doctoral level theses is now entering its final phase, with the team on track to have all 17,000 volumes …Continue reading →

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20,000th item in the Edinburgh Research Archive TAGS: | | We are delighted to announce the deposit of the 20,000th item into our institutional repository the Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA). ERA is a digital repository of original research which contains …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 →

5,000 Science and Engineering theses now online! TAGS: | | | Library & University Collections is pleased to announce the upload of around 200 digitised Science and Engineering theses to our online repository, bringing to an end the University’s largest digitisation …Continue reading →

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First batch of digitised theses available on ERA! TAGS: | | We are pleased to announce that the first batch of approximately 80 PhD theses is now available online through ERA, our online institutional repository! https://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/handle/1842/15956 The theses have initially been …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Archive access stats: Q1 2016 TAGS: Image: Bass valve trumpet. Nominal pitch: 8-ft C  (CC-BY from the MIMEd collection) Not one to blow our own trumpets too often, I’m pleased to report that during the first three …Continue reading →

1,000 Science and Engineering PhD theses added to ERA TAGS: | | | In the Library’s largest ever one-off digitisation project, L&UC have been working with RedRock, a scanning company and member of the supported business framework, to digitise and make available on-line …Continue reading →

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What will you be searching in DiscoverEd? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | DiscoverEd will allow you to find Library resources quickly and easily via one single search interface. But what exactly will you be searching when you use DiscoverEd? Well, our handy …Continue reading →

Unique New College theses going digital TAGS: | | | | | | Over two hundred theses from the New College Library collection will soon be available online. We’ve been successful in a small project bid to digitise 200 theses dating 1921-1950.  While later theses are held …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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Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...
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