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Putting Theory into Practice: My Experience Volunteering with Digital Archives at the University of Edinburgh by Joshua Blackstock Introduction from the Digital Archivist Preservation of digital collections relies on generous help and support from Heritage Collections volunteers. The scale and complexity of the digital resources generated by the …Continue reading →

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Things I’ve learnt from working with the BITS Magazine by Digi Pres Intern Jasmine Patel Re-blogged from Information Services Group: Student Employee Blog Programme of Study and Year: 1st Year German Intern Position: Digital Preservation Intern Hobbies: Piano, a sprinkling of violin (and soon flute!), running and tea …Continue reading →

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The University of Edinburgh Becomes the First UK University to Appoint a Web Archivist to Preserve 21st Century History Heritage Collections welcomes a new member of the digital archive team, Alice Austin, the first dedicated Web Archivist at the University of Edinburgh and the first dedicated Web Archivist at …Continue reading →

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Minimum Preservation for Maximum Results? It’s a good idea if it works! In less than a week, iPres22 will kick off in Glasgow, right on our doorstep! If you’re not already acquainted with iPres, welcome! There’s something for everyone! iPres is the …Continue reading →

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iPres Delegate Visit to the University of Edinburgh As part of iPres 2022 hosted in Glasgow on 12-16 September, the University of Edinburgh will welcome a cohort of conference delegates to tour the Main Library and St. Cecilia’s …Continue reading →

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