Mathematics at the CRC TAGS: | | | Whilst preparing an introductory presentation for History of Science UG students, I came across this fascinating handwritten volume on geometry. It looks quite unassuming from the outside, but inside are the …Continue reading →

Discovering our Collections at the CRC The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) provides access to the University’s heritage collections. These include rare books, manuscripts, University archives, Lothian Health Service Archive (LHSA), art collection, historic musical instrument …Continue reading →

Crime & Intrigue at the CRC TAGS: | | Today sees the launch of a new Hercule Poirot novel, penned by crime author Sophie Hannah with support from the Agatha Christie estate. As a die-hard Agatha Christie fan, this …Continue reading →

Fairytales & Chivalry at the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | When I think of our rare book collections, I tend to think or row upon row of brown, leather bound volumes. This is true for a large part of the …Continue reading →

The Blue Blanket Each week the Centre for Research Collections receives two deliveries of Special Collection items from the library annexe. Usually these items go back to the annexe when the reader is …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 • https://era.ed.ac.uk March saw a record number of downloads for ERA,...
Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 • www.research.ed.ac.uk The dip in download numbers which seemed to inflict...

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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