50 Years of Sociology at Edinburgh: Professor Tom Burns TAGS: | | | | In 1964 the Sociology department at University of Edinburgh was founded by Tom Burns. A prominent sociologist and one of the first sociologists to be elected to a Fellowship of …Continue reading →

International Library Staff Exchange Week 2014 TAGS: | Last week I was fortunate enough to have been able to participate in Helsinki University Library’s ISEW Library programme which ran from 2-6 June, 2014 The week was aimed at …Continue reading →

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The Pencil of Nature TAGS: | | Two of my favourite photographs in the Centre for Research Collections come from The University of Edinburghs copy of William Henry Fox Talbot’s “The Pencil of Nature“. Shelfmark Df.3.85 .The …Continue reading →

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Colophon and Logotype TAGS: | | | | Having a background in Fine Art through study at Glasgow School of Art I am very aware of the striking visual content that passes through the Digital Imaging Unit on …Continue reading →

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Study space during exams TAGS: | | | Need help finding study space? In order to help ease pressure on study spaces in the Main Library during the exam period, Information Services (IS), EUSA and the University central room bookings …Continue reading →

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Inspiring Research – International Women’s Day 2014 TAGS: | | | | | International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated on 8th March 2014. IWD has been celebrated for over 100 years and this year’s theme was Inspiring Change.  The Library subscribes to a …Continue reading →

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New books for SPS in Main Library – February TAGS: | | | | Over 150 books from subject areas within SPS were added to the Library collections last month.  Here is just a small selection: Cybersecurity and cyberwar : what everyone needs to …Continue reading →

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Innovative Learning Week at University of Edinburgh TAGS: | | The Digital Imaging Unit filmed various Pecha Kucha as part of Innovative Learning Week February 2014. A few of the talks are available on the CRC Facebook page at : …Continue reading →

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Need help with your research? TAGS: | | | Do you need help or are interested in finding current news, theses or historic newspapers? Are you worried about getting your references right or avoiding copyright issues when using images, …Continue reading →

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Innovative Learning Week at the Library TAGS: | | Innovative Learning Week is now less than a week away and Information Services have a number of events available for both staff and students. Some of the events require booking …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...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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