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On trial: primary source databases TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that Adam Matthew Digital are very kindly giving us trial access to 7 of their fabulous primary source databases. This gives you a unique …Continue reading →

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National Poetry Day : video clips / audio recordings of poets reading their own works from Literature Online! TAGS: Today, Thursday 8 October 2015, marks the 21st  anniversary of National Poetry Day. Why not watch some video clips or listen to some audio recordings of modern and contemporary poets …Continue reading →

Fairbairn Archive Mystery Item of the Month TAGS: | | | One of the elements of archival work I have always enjoyed is the opportunity to get to know a collection really intimately. In order to generate intelligible finding aids for researchers, …Continue reading →

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The Story of One TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In 1932 and 1947, every 11 year old child in Scotland was given an intelligence test*.  This fact is referred to throughout the blog. Its the reason Thomson was famous …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...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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