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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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LibQUAL+ 2015 TAGS: | | During October and November (19 October- 15 November) the Library will take part in the LibQUAL+ survey. Complete the survey and you could win a Blackwell’s or High Street voucher …Continue reading →

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Where’s Dolly? Another metadata game TAGS: | | | | | | | The Towards Dolly project, showcasing research from genetics at the Roslin Institute, has helped surface lots of interesting material within the library, not least at the current exhibition. One of …Continue reading →

Do it like they do on the DiscoverEd channel TAGS: | | | | | | DiscoverED, the University of Edinburgh’s new one step information, discovery and delivery service, is now on-line and fully operational. You can request Library Annexe items using the new service; all …Continue reading →

Chicago, 1950, Another Look: The Erving Goffman Memorial Lecture 2014 TAGS: | | | | | The Erving Goffman Memorial Lecture is being held today as part of the year-long celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Sociology department at University of Edinburgh. Today’s lecture is …Continue reading →

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Love books? Get involved in Book Week Scotland 2014 TAGS: | | I love books. I love reading. I love bookshops. And I love libraries (slight bias there as I am a Librarian after all). So Book Week Scotland is a perfect …Continue reading →

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Book Week Scotland 2014 TAGS: | | | | | | Today marks the start of Book Week Scotland; the annual celebration of books and reading, as organised by the Scottish Book Trust. Part of the activity for 2014 includes the …Continue reading →

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Be in charge of the Library for the day TAGS: | | | | And win some free print credit! Tell us what you would change to make the Library better or tell us what you love about the Library and you could win free …Continue reading →

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Welcome to the Main Library TAGS: | On Monday the 08/09/14 the DIU team set our time-lapse camera up in the main library forum to capture the first day of freshers week. It turned out to be …Continue reading →

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