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Metadata Musing in Madrid: From Google to Big Data and Collections Norman, Rachel and Claire have been spreading the word on our work on collections.ed.ac.uk, ArchivesSpace and Cross Cutting Groups at the 4th International Conference on Integrated Data. They presented a …Continue reading →

Art Collections go hi-res! The launch of the collections.ed.ac.uk public interface in May was a big success story in itself, but a bullet point below this was that it featured the first ever web …Continue reading →

Dinosaur Hackfest Whilst at the Open Repositories conference Kim and I were invited by Peter Sefton, University of Western Sydney, to a hackfest* to be held at the Informatics Forum the following …Continue reading →

Open Repositories 2014 Last week I travelled to Helsinki, Finland, for the Open Repositories 2014 Conference, which had more than 450 attendees. The five days whizzed by with so much going on and …Continue reading →

Collections.ed.ac.uk Launched This week, we launched a new service called Collections.ed.ac.uk, which you (staff, students and the wider public) can use to search the University’s rare and unique collections. Four collections are …Continue reading →

Towards Molly* In this morning’s RLS team meeting, head of department Stuart Lewis laid down an unusual gauntlet: come up with blog posts related to (tomorrow’s) Eurovision Song Contest. Ever gluttons for …Continue reading →

50 Years, 50 Books Exhibition- powered by Google Open Gallery

New Exhibitions Site! To coincide with the 50 Years 50 Books Exhibition, which opened on Thursday 27th March, we have put together a sister website, which features digitised representations of some of the …Continue reading →

Europeana Cloud plenary, Athens

Europeana Cloud Plenary, Athens, March 18-19 The Europeana Cloud project hosted its annual plenary meeting at the Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, on March 18-19. Norman Rodger (P & I) and Scott Renton (LDD) represented the University …Continue reading →

Loch Leven from Walter Scott, The Abbot. Engraving by Henri Gastineau.

Europeana Cloud- Images Available The Background (Norman Rodger, January 2014) The University of Edinburgh, represented by Library and University Collections, is one of 35 partners in the Europeana Cloud Project, which is coordinated by …Continue reading →

Ianthe Sutherland

“New” Staff Member: Ianthe Sutherland Ianthe Sutherland has re-joined Library & University Collections in the role of Library Digital Developer in Claire Knowles’ team. There are loads of projects for her to get started on …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,...
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 Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...
Default utility Image Homes for Rocks – Rehousing the Lyell Geological Specimen Collection Today we have the first installment of a two-part series from Joanne Fulton. Joanne is...

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