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Crowdsourcing Conservation at the CRC TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator Emily, describes the highly successful crowdsourcing conservation event held in February at the CRC… In February, we held our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation TAGS: | | | | During the Festival of Creative Learning (20-24 February 2017), we will be hosting our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event! Over a two-day period (20-21 February), with the help of 30 participants, we aim …Continue reading →

Boxing Clever TAGS: | | | Rehousing is a key part of conservation. But why is it so important? Find out in this week’s blog from Special Collections Conservator, Emily… We recently received a large number …Continue reading →

Mathematics at the CRC TAGS: | | | Whilst preparing an introductory presentation for History of Science UG students, I came across this fascinating handwritten volume on geometry. It looks quite unassuming from the outside, but inside are the …Continue reading →

2015 Calendar: Images from the David Laing Collection TAGS: | | The new Library and University Collections Calendar, 2015: Images from the David Laing Collection, is now available to buy online and from a number of locations across the University. Featuring …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...
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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...
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