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New Digital Collections for Divinity in 2016 TAGS: | | We’ve been able to purchase several new digital collections to support the School of Divinity in 2016. All of the below are accessible via http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/databases-a-z and via the Divinity subject …Continue reading →

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“Sorry, Foakes Jackson, I am for real”* TAGS: | | | | | Our colleague, Patrick Murray, has begun work cataloguing the W. F. Jackson collection, initially, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Project. This collection has been at New College for many …Continue reading →

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New digital access to Divinity theses collection TAGS: | | | | I’m delighted to announced that nearly two hundred and fifty theses dating from 1921-1950 from the New College Library collection are now available online in the Edinburgh Research Archive, part of the Divinity Dissertation …Continue reading →

Unique New College theses going digital TAGS: | | | | | | Over two hundred theses from the New College Library collection will soon be available online. We’ve been successful in a small project bid to digitise 200 theses dating 1921-1950.  While later theses are held …Continue reading →

IDCC 2014 – take home thoughts TAGS: | | | A few weeks ago I attended the 9th International Digital Curation Conference in San Francisco.  The conference was spread over four days, with two days for workshops, and two for …Continue reading →

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Religion by numbers : looking at census data TAGS: | | | | | | | | Want to find out more about how the religious landscape of Scotland today? A significant seminar “The Religious Life of Scotland Today: Insights from the 2011 Census” is being held on …Continue reading →

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Encyclopedia of Ancient History Online is now available TAGS: | | | | | | The Encyclopedia of Ancient History Online (Wiley Blackwell)  is now available  to University of Edinburgh users – find it on the library catalogue. If access isn’t clear, try clicking on …Continue reading →

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Online resources for Byzantine research on trial now TAGS: | | | | | Two research resources for Byzantine history and culture are now on trial until 8 July for University of Edinburgh users. The Prosopographie der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit Online/Prosopography of the Middle Byzantine …Continue reading →

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text now available at University of Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | Proquest’s Dissertations & Theses database is now available for University of Edinburgh users. We have been subscribing to Proquest’s Dissertations & Theses – Abstracts & Indexes for some time but …Continue reading →

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New online EndNote course now available TAGS: | | | The IS Skills Development team in Information Services has released an online course to help University of Edinburgh staff and students get started with the reference management software, EndNote. The course …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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