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My Experience as a DAMS Metadata Intern My name is Muminah and I’m about to enter my final year of studying Computer Science and Maths. For the past couple of months I’ve worked as a Digital Asset …Continue reading →

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An Interesting Introduction to One Health In today’s blog we hear from our new Project Conservator, Mhairi Boyle. Mhairi recently finished a maternity cover post conserving the CRC’s Special Collections and is very excited to be …Continue reading →

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Bearing Witness: The Pre-Digitisation Conservation Treatment of The Witness, Part 2 Today we have the second instalment of a two-part series by Projects Conservator Mhairi Boyle. Mhairi spent April 2022 working on The Witness, a collection of Edinburgh-based newspapers held by …Continue reading →

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American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices from the Inside The library has access to a new collection from JSTOR. American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices from the Inside. The first newspaper published within a prison by an incarcerated person was …Continue reading →

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A Heavenly Rehousing Project! Today we have the final instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah Partington. In this post, she talks about cleaning and  rehousing a collection of works by …Continue reading →

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Bearing Witness: The Pre-Digitisation Conservation Treatment of The Witness, Part 1 This week we have the first instalment of a two-part series by Projects Conservator Mhairi Boyle. Mhairi spent April 2022 working on The Witness, a collection of Edinburgh-based newspapers held …Continue reading →

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Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 2) This week we have the final part of Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle’s series on the conservation treatment of three Percy Johnson-Marshall architectural models. The first part can be read  here. …Continue reading →

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Conservator Claire turns to the dark side (but it all ends well). I am now in my final week of the Lyell Project; time has flown by as myself and our exceptional interns have breezed through the plethora of material in this …Continue reading →

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New blog from the Digitisation Service Its taking teams of multi-skilled people to open up the Charles Lyell collection! Read all about the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service Team’s efforts to digitise the Notebooks on their latest …Continue reading →

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From Castles to Cradle: Photographing the Lyell Notebooks I was delighted to take on the challenge of helping photograph the University’s collection of notebooks of geologist Sir Charles Lyell, and there’s a bit more to photographing 300 notebooks …Continue reading →

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