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Database trial – Global Newsstream The Library has just arranged a free trial of Global Newsstream from ProQuest. The trial has been advertised in the Library’s E-resources Trials website http://edin.ac/e-resources-trials and can be accessed on …Continue reading →

Dong Ding The Boundary of Balance – Documentary Condition Photography The Art Collection acquired one piece from Dong Ding’s sculptural jewellery collection Boundary of Balance; a series of works which explores the relationship and tension between balance and imbalance.  Each …Continue reading →

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CNKI Open Access Platform for Chinese literature on COVID-19 CNKI, provider of our Library subscribed databases “China Academic Journals” and “China Doctoral & Masters Dissertations Full-text Databases”, has just launched an Open Access Platform for all Chinese literature published …Continue reading →

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LLC related database trials There are quite a few database trials going on at the moment that are relevant to subject areas in the LLC School. The trials can be accessed from the Library’s …Continue reading →

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Incunabula: Fables, foliage and a female Pope TAGS: I was lucky enough to be involved in the Incunabula pilot project here in the Digital Imaging Unit. This project  helped to create a digitisation workflow for Incunabula collection items …Continue reading →

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Database trial – CNKI English resources The Library has arranged a free trial of three English resources from CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure): China Data Insight, Academic Focus, and Journal Translation Project, covering all subject areas …Continue reading →

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Princeton University Library Research Grants The following information is relevant to several subject areas in the LLC School: East Asian Studies, Children’s literature, and Portuguese-speaking cultures. Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library, …Continue reading →

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Baltic, Books and Solidarity: Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT) International Staff Week I was delighted to be able to participate in the 4th International Staff Week at the Biblioteki Politechniki Gdańskiej recently. I work as the Senior Photographer for Edinburgh University’s Library …Continue reading →

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Referencing Tutorial TAGS: | Cite Them Right online, which is in the Databases A-Z list, is a comprehensive guide to referencing almost anything you will come across in the course of your studies or …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists workshop for LLC course organisers TAGS: In response to LLC colleagues’ interest and  requests, the Library Learning Services will provide a Resources Lists workshop specially for staff of the LLC School who are using or planning …Continue reading →

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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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