The blessing of discovery TAGS: | One of our colleagues recently rediscovered this fantastic invitation card for the launch of the Library’s first online library catalogue. It dates back to 1985. The system was named ‘EULOGIA’ (‘Edinburgh University …Continue reading →

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Retrieve saved references in the Library Catalogue now! TAGS: | | | | | Have you been saving your search results in the Library Catalogue? If so you will need to export the references you wish to keep before the Catalogue goes into read-only …Continue reading →

From Voyager to DiscoverEd TAGS: | | A week ago, our last ever catalogue record was added to our Voyager Library Management System by Nina, our cataloguing team supervisor. When we checked back, we discovered (no pun …Continue reading →

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DiscoverEd coming soon! TAGS: | | | | | | | DiscoverEd will be going live in early July and it’s all beginning to get quite exciting. Want a sneak peek at what it currently looks like? Ok, just small blurry …Continue reading →

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Preparing for DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | | | | | DiscoverEd goes live this summer replacing both the Library Catalogue and Searcher. There are some things you may have to do or prepare for before DiscoverEd goes live or just …Continue reading →

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What to do with your saved references in Library Catalogue TAGS: | | | | | | | Have you been saving your search results in the Library Catalogue? If so you will need to look at exporting the references you wish to keep before the University loses …Continue reading →

The Library’s earliest catalogue TAGS: | | | | When DiscoverEd launches in the summer, it will be time to say goodbye to the Library Catalogue – http://catalogue.lib.ed.ac.uk/ The current University of Edinburgh’s Library Catalogue has been in use for …Continue reading →

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Here comes the summer! TAGS: | | | | | The weather may not be able to quite make up its mind whether (!) we are heading into summer or skipping it entirely and going straight to autumn but this …Continue reading →

New Library Discovery Service TAGS: | | | | This summer the Library will be launching an exciting new Discovery Service. This new “library search” will combine the functionality of the Library Catalogue and Searcher into one single search …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – September TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library has a regular display of new books at the far end of the Library Hall, close to the door to the stacks. New in this month is For …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...
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