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Welcome back, and the Law Library during Lockdown Hello, and welcome back! This semester is set to be another strange one as we begin in ‘lockdown’ conditions in line with Scottish Government restrictions. This means that for the …Continue reading →

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The Law Library, Old College TAGS: | | | | Have you visited the Law Library this year? This is a really unusual year for staff and students at Edinburgh and it can be disconcerting not knowing which facilities are …Continue reading →

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Digital Wall Student Experience Internships TAGS: | | | | This past Winter 2019/20 the Digital Imaging Unit and Centre for Research Collections Museums teams hosted two student interns to support the development of the new Digital Wall, which opened …Continue reading →

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New Digital Imaging Unit Website TAGS: | | | | Guest post by Meg Dolan (MScR Collections and Curating Practices, 2020) and Keith Bossert (MSc History of the Book, 2020) This summer we had the opportunity to intern with the …Continue reading →

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Tips for Searching Image Collections TAGS: The Digital Imaging Unit hosts the digitised content it has produced on a site called Image Collections. This site is available for searching, sharing, exporting, and reusing publically available and …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 →

Training Sessions: Low-Tech Imaging for Social Media There’s no doubt that in our digital age, social media and online presence is crucial to engaging with your customers, audiences or users. Due to the growing demand of higher …Continue reading →

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New i2S CopiBook V-Shape Scanner in the DIU Last week the i2S CopiBook V-Shape arrived in the Digital Imaging Unit where it was installed and demoed by Pascale Thuilliez from i2S. This high-quality bookscanner was bought with the …Continue reading →

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2 and 3D Photography: Practice, Prophecies, and Beyond- Conference at the Rijksmuseum Team DIU (well, half of it!) have been visiting the Rijksmuseum again for the biennial conference on 2 and 3D photography. 2 full days of speakers followed by another workshop …Continue reading →

Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session Papers. The collection is held across three institutions; The Advocate’s Library, The Signet Library and …Continue reading →

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Collections

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Projects

Default utility Image Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 1) Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from our Projects Conservator, Mhairi...
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...

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