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Cemeteries in the 60’s TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Iron Age burial excavated at Châlons-sur-Marne, France (Ritchie: 1968) Highlights from the PhD digitisation project Exploring the theme of cemeteries and memorials showcases some of the most visually rich and striking theses …Continue reading →

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CRC Summer School: Day 2 TAGS: | | | | | Yesterday brought a slight shift in focus, from a general introduction to an in-depth look at specific departments and museum collections. Our morning was spent discussing both current and future …Continue reading →

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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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Visit to the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | On Day 2 of KEW, we welcomed the participants to the Centre for Research Collections (CRC). The CRC is the main point of access for the University’s heritage and cultural …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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New resource from Past Masters: The Collected Works of John Dewey, 1882-1953 TAGS: | | | | The Library has purchased a further electronic resource from the Past Masters series in the shape of the collected works of the American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer, John Dewey. 

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Library Digital Development investigate IIIF TAGS: | | | | | Quick caveat: this post is a partner to the one Claire Knowles has written about our signing up to the IIIF Consortium, so the explanation of the acronym will not …Continue reading →

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New – PPLS Librarian blog! TAGS: | | | | | | | | The PPLS Librarian Blog This is the inaugural post to the new PPLS Librarian blog, one of a range of blogs – both general and service specific – from Edinburgh University Library. It is …Continue reading →

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Bridging Gaps at the British Museum TAGS: | | | | The overwhelming setting of the British Museum played host to this year’s Museums Computer Group “Museums and the Web” Conference, and as usual, a big turnout from museums institutions all …Continue reading →

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The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...
Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session...

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A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half...
Introducing our New Projects Conservator – Helen Baguley This week’s blog comes from Helen Baguley, the newest member of the conservation team… I...

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