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Steps Through Time at New College Library TAGS: | | | | Have you seen the new Steps Through Time display at New College Library? Today we’re celebrating the Steps Through Time project, which developed six display panels to be mounted alongside …Continue reading →

‘Emma Gillies: Rediscovered’ – Ceramics Exhibition at the Main Library TAGS: | | | Emma Smith, Exhibitions Officer, writes about the 2014 winter exhibition at the University of Edinburgh Main Library Over the last two years, significant research has been carried out into the …Continue reading →

Collect.Ed Exhibition: Curiosities from the University’s Collections TAGS: | “How strange this mass of ancient treasures, mementos of past pains and pleasures.” Charlotte Brontë Opening: 6th December 2013 | Where: Exhibition Gallery, Main Library, George Square | Closing: 1st …Continue reading →

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Meteorites and Fossilised Rain Drops TAGS: This week the Digital Imaging Unit have been photographing the Gibeon nickel iron meteorite EUCM.110.759.  This fell in prehistoric times in Namibia, named after the nearest town.  Made into tools …Continue reading →

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New Photography for Main Library Exhibition – Collect.ed TAGS: | The Digital Imaging Unit have been working on an amazingly diverse range of material recently thanks to a new exhibition being prepared for the Main Library by exhibitions intern Emma …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image Good Riddance to an ‘Intolerable’ Year: James Hogg Bids Farewell to 1831 To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Hogg (1770-1835), we are featuring...

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Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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