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Open Access Week 2021 Next week is the annual international Open Access Week where organisations celebrate and showcase open access developments and projects. It is a time for the wider community to coordinate in …Continue reading →

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Open Library of Humanities Bronze Supporter The University of Edinburgh has opted to support the Open Library of Humanities for another year- this time as a Bronze level supporter. This additional support will enable the OLH …Continue reading →

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Miras Maktoob: Persian E-books Collection TAGS: | The Library has purchased the Miras Maktoob Persian e-book collection available via Brill Online. The Collection consists of 249 volumes (189 works) originally published by the Written Heritage Research Institute …Continue reading →

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Things I Wish I’d Known: Graduate Reflections on using the Library TAGS: | | | As a recent graduate from Edinburgh, you can imagine I’ve spent the summer reminiscing and reflecting on my time at university. Over my four years studying Geography I spent a …Continue reading →

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Resources Lists- what are they and where do I find them? TAGS: | At the start of a new semester it is always a priority to find your course reading material. Many of the Law School courses use Resource Lists to detail the …Continue reading →

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What is LibSmart I? TAGS: | | | | | | | | LibSmart I is designed to give you an introduction to library resources for your study and research! The course enables you to take control of your learning as you self-enrol …Continue reading →

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We are digitisation ready to go! We want to share our exciting news featuring the Sir Charles Lyell notebooks! Curious? Read on….  We are very happy to advise that the fuller project to digitise Lyell’s notebooks …Continue reading →

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Patrick Geddes Archives – Online Catalogue Live! We are very pleased to announce that the online catalogue for the Sir Patrick Geddes Archives at the University of Edinburgh is now live. The collection represents a vital and …Continue reading →

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5 Reasons to check out LibSmart I and II TAGS: | | | | | Introduction If you haven’t heard about LibSmart I and II yet – then what have you been doing?!  To quickly summarise, LibSmart I and II are fully flexible, self-enrol Learn …Continue reading →

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Introducing a 3D Digitisation Service: Feasible or Fantasy? For the past eleven weeks I’ve had the opportunity to intern with the Digital Imaging Unit, working on a project to evaluate the potential of establishing a 3D digitisation service within the department. “3D digitisation” in …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,...
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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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