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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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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 →

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The Invisible Cities Of Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | [Click images for full-size view] This study is concerned with examining the evolution of status areas in the context of Edinburgh. Status areas were defined in three period analyses in …Continue reading →

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Destructive scanning of duplicate theses TAGS: | | | Hello, I’m Pete Marsden one of the digitisation assistants working out at the Gyle in West Edinburgh, and this is what I get up to…….. Here is a sneak peek …Continue reading →

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First batch of digitised theses available on ERA! TAGS: | | We are pleased to announce that the first batch of approximately 80 PhD theses is now available online through ERA, our online institutional repository! https://www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk/handle/1842/15956 The theses have initially been …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 →

PhD thesis digitisation project begins! TAGS: | | | Stock take completed, equipment purchased and staff in place: the digitisation of the Library’s PhD thesis collection has begun! In January 2016 we secured funding to complete the digitisation of …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 →

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Trial access to Chinese Electronic Periodicals Services (CEPS) and Chinese Electronic Theses and Dissertations Service (CETD) TAGS: | | | | We have trial access to the Chinese Electronic Periodicals Services (CEPS) and Chinese Electronic Theses and Dissertations Service (CETD) until the 20th December. The CEPS/CETD database platform provides full-text access …Continue reading →

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Finding a thesis TAGS: | | | | | Visit us today at the Pop Up Library on level 1 of the Main Library to get ideas and advice around theses. We’ll be there between 10am and noon. Learn what …Continue reading →

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Collections

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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