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Add books not held by the Library to your Resource List TAGS: | If the Library doesn’t hold a book that you’d like to add to your list, this shouldn’t stop you adding it anyway – in fact, one of the reasons we’re …Continue reading →

Staff Scholarship Scheme funds Digital Preservation course Last year I completed the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) course on the Management and Preservation of Digital Records. The module, which is one of several Masters-level CPD …Continue reading →

PhD thesis digitisation project begins! TAGS: | | | Stock take completed, equipment purchased and staff in place: the digitisation of the Library’s PhD thesis collection has begun! In January 2016 we secured funding to complete the digitisation of …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists Service Statement revised: 10 things you need to know TAGS: | | | | | | Making the Library easier Using Resource Lists Academic teaching staff can avoid filling out multiple forms by sending a reading list and completed coversheet to Libraray.Learning@ed.ac.uk . Provided all the …Continue reading →

Wikipedia: #1Lib1Ref campaign Research and Learning Services took part in the #1Lib1Ref campaign this morning, celebrating Wikipedia’s 15th birthday by adding 32 new citations to the online encyclopaedia! Many Wikipedia articles have a …Continue reading →

Our most popular digital images of 2015 (5 – 1) Following yesterday’s publication of numbers 10 – 6, here are our top five digital images from 2015! 5. Mount Stuart, Bute, Floor Plan, 1879: EC.110 (new entry) Rowand Anderson’s floor …Continue reading →

Our most popular digital images of 2015 (10 – 6) Below are the most viewed images (numbers 10-6) from our online images database (http://images.is.ed.ac.uk). Check back in to tomorrow to see numbers 5-1! 10. Native Americans riding a sea monster, …Continue reading →

1,000 Science and Engineering PhD theses added to ERA TAGS: | | | In the Library’s largest ever one-off digitisation project, L&UC have been working with RedRock, a scanning company and member of the supported business framework, to digitise and make available on-line …Continue reading →

Project makeover TAGS: | Now that the Data Vault project has received second round finding, we thought it was time for a makeover! We’ve been working hard with our designers, and now have a …Continue reading →

2016 Library and University Collections calendar: Cities of the World TAGS: The 2016 Library & University Collections calendar is out now, offering a fascinating insight into how the world looked at the dawn of the modern era. Featuring maps, city plans …Continue reading →

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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 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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