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Dissertation Festival 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 8 – 19 March the Library is running an online Dissertation Festival. The events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can do for …Continue reading →

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Discovering ProQuest Primary Sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Looking for primary sources and historical documents for your dissertation or research project? Interested in finding out more about how to search some of the primary source databases you have …Continue reading →

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The Edinburgh School of Social Study and Training Foundations: Social work training at the University of Edinburgh has gone through several guises since it was first taught in 1918.  Initially it was established as the Edinburgh School of …Continue reading →

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A New Profession TAGS: | | From 1 October 1928 The Edinburgh School of Social Study and Training, established in 1918, was to be incorporated into the University. Students at the school had been entitled to …Continue reading →

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Crowdsourcing Conservation 2018 TAGS: | | Due to the success of last year’s ‘Crowdsourcing Conservation’ event, we are repeating the session on 19 and 20 February 2018! You can read more about last year’s event here. …Continue reading →

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Under the Skin: Studies in Parchment TAGS: | | | | | This week’s blog comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently took part in a training event in London on the conservation of parchment. This is the first in a …Continue reading →

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E-learning with Employ.ed TAGS: | | | Today we hear from Sophie, our first ever Employ.ed student in the conservation studio… Hi, my name is Sophie Lawson and I am currently the Conservation E-learning intern at the …Continue reading →

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Paper and Water: Conservation Principles TAGS: | This week’s blog post comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently attended a conservation training workshop in Edinburgh… Earlier this year in September, I attended a two-day course organised by …Continue reading →

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Book conservation skills for paper conservators TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Projects Conservator, Katharine Richardson, who recently attended a workshop to learn basic book conservation techniques…. Last month I attended a two day workshop, Book Conservation …Continue reading →

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Wood you believe it? Identifying woods for conservation TAGS: | | In this week’s blog we hear from Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh (MIMEd) Conservator, Jonathan Santa Maria Bouquet, who recently attended a training workshop on wood identification in Norway.

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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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