IIIF is live! This week, and just scraping in before the end of the year, we upgraded the LUNA imaging platform to version 7.2. This is important to us for two reasons: the …Continue reading →

University of Edinburgh joins IIIF Consortium as a Founding Member The University of Edinburgh has joined the International Image Interoperability Framework Consortium (IIIF) as Founding Members. On Tuesday 26th April, the formal agreement was signed between Gavin McLachlan, Chief Information …Continue reading →

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Data Vault receives round 2 funding! TAGS: | We’re pleased to announce that following the second round of project pitching in London on the 13th and 14th of July, the Data Vault project has been awarded further funding. …Continue reading →

LUNA 7 goes live! Our imaging platform (http://images.is.ed.ac.uk) has been given a keenly-awaited revamp with the upgrade to the LUNA 7 software. Those of you that are familiar with the old version may not …Continue reading →

Google Cultural Institute I was lucky enough to attend the Europeana loCloud Hackathon at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris, on February 11th. While I was too late to actually do any hacking …Continue reading →

Weekend with the Gallimaufry: Edinburgh University images added to Metadata Games Tiltfactor and the University of Edinburgh, Library and University Collections are excited to announce the addition of over 2,500 images from the University of Edinburgh to the Metadata Games platform. This collection, …Continue reading →

Exhibitions site now live! Development on our collections continues apace! Following on from the successful launch of collections.ed.ac.uk, we’re delighted to announce https://exhibitions.ed.ac.uk, which showcases displayed items from our current, and past, exhibitions. Building …Continue reading →

SRUC Repo

SRUC: Another Institutional Repository TAGS: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is the latest Scottish Digital Library Consortium (SDLC) partner to use our services to host their institutional repository. The SRUC are based at King’s Buildings, but …Continue reading →

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Art images online We are pleased to announce 253 more high resolution images for the University’s Art Collection, available on LUNA, and through the collections.ed.ac.uk portal. These were taken by ECA photographer Thomas …Continue reading →

11th century Celtic Psalter – new book reader object in LUNA TAGS: | One of the real treasures of Special Collections is the 11th century Celtic Psalter (Ms 56)- at nearly 1000 years old, it is referred to as the oldest book in …Continue reading →

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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,...
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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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