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10,385 theses down, 2,115 to go! TAGS: | | | The Library’s project to digitise its entire collection of PhD and doctoral level theses is now entering its final phase, with the team on track to have all 17,000 volumes …Continue reading →

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Anti-German manifestos, cigarettes vouchers and a little girl called Gill: 3 objects found in PhD theses TAGS: | | | | | When I was studying for my Masters dissertation, I kept finding dried flowers in between the pages of books I was borrowing from the library. Now, we all know that …Continue reading →

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The Development Of Avant-Garde Art And Ideas 1905-1924 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | The film above is a review of the artworks referenced in the first three volumes of a four volume Ph.D. thesis by Ivor Davies from 1974: Certain Aspects Of Art …Continue reading →

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20,000th item in the Edinburgh Research Archive TAGS: | | We are delighted to announce the deposit of the 20,000th item into our institutional repository the Edinburgh Research Archive (ERA). ERA is a digital repository of original research which contains …Continue reading →

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Images of early Islamic architecture: a record of destroyed antiquities in Iraq and Syria TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |   The aim of our PhD thesis digitisation project is to make available the unique research of the University of Edinburgh. This research has a greater significance when, within the …Continue reading →

PhD Theses Conservation TAGS: | | My name is Nicole and I am excited to be in my fourth week as the new digitisation project conservator working on conserving the PhD theses before digitisation. The PhDs …Continue reading →

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Thesis scanning project: six months in! TAGS: | | Friday 28 October marked the end of the first quarter of the Library’s PhD digitisation project, with over 3,000 theses scanned to date. After a challenging first few months, the …Continue reading →

5,000 Science and Engineering theses now online! TAGS: | | | Library & University Collections is pleased to announce the upload of around 200 digitised Science and Engineering theses to our online repository, bringing to an end the University’s largest digitisation …Continue reading →

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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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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
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