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Homes for Rocks – Rehousing the Lyell Geological Specimen Collection Today we have the first installment of a two-part series from Joanne Fulton. Joanne is here on an 8-week internship funded by the John R. Murray Charitable Trust to help with …Continue reading →

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The Skene Album – An artistic partnership between author and artist James Skene was a close friend of one of Scotland’s greatest and most influential writers. By profession  he was a lawyer, but he was also a keen amateur artist. Skene …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Open Research Conference – Call for Contributions The University’s Library Research Support Team and grassroots organisations Edinburgh ReproducibiliTea and Edinburgh Open Research Initiative (EORI) are joining forces to launch the first Edinburgh Open Research Conference.  Which will be …Continue reading →

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The Man who Went to the Moon and the Woman who Helped Bring him to Langholm: A Tale of Two Leaps I’ve now been working with the EERC Regional Ethnology of Scotland Study since 2011 and for the CRC-RESP Archive Project since 2018.  My jobs have allowed me to be involved …Continue reading →

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“A Beautiful Way to Remember” – Digitising the LHSA’s HIV/AIDS Collections At the beginning of this year, I started in my role as the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service’s new Digitisation Assistant. As part of the team responsible for providing the main …Continue reading →

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Europresse trial – French newspapers and magazines, and more… The Library has arranged a trial of Europresse for a very limited period, for 10 days until 12 Nov 2021. The trial can be accessed from the Library’s E-resources Trials …Continue reading →

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Transformative Agreements: a new way to ‘Read & Publish’ Open access to research publications is one of the key principles of the open science movement. It is often one of the last steps taken, but thankfully, it is also …Continue reading →

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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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Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...
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