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Launch of new book on Sir Walter Scott On the occasion of the commemoration of Sir Walter Scott 250th birthday anniversary in 2021, a new book has just been published which will soon be added to the Library …Continue reading →

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Charles Lyell’s World Online events On the 9th and 16th of February we were joined by over 250 people from 17 countries to learn about our progress and future plans to make Charles Lyell’s notebooks …Continue reading →

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New Click and Collect Service- Main Library and UCF A new Click & Collect Service has been launched! Click & Collect means that staff and students can now request to borrow materials from the Main Library (ML) and University …Continue reading →

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Charles Lyell’s World Online funded We are delighted to announce that we will shortly be receiving a generous donation from the International Association of Sedimentologists to fully fund the design and development of a new …Continue reading →

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Introducing Charles Lyell’s World Online events We’d like to invite you to our Introducing Charles Lyell’s World Online event, running on Tuesday 9th and 16th. Hear from Library staff and guests why Lyell and his archives …Continue reading →

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Data Safe Haven new remote access feature The Research Data Service team is pleased to announce the availability of a new remote access feature of the University of Edinburgh Data Safe Haven (DSH). In response to the …Continue reading →

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New Scan & Deliver Service The semester has been a busy start for everyone! Due to government restrictions there have been limits placed on accessing our print resources, but as of the 18th January a …Continue reading →

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Lyell’s School of Rock In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four notebooks into its Special Collections. With support and funding from leading institutions, groups and donations pledged …Continue reading →

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Have a nice break! As we’re nearing the end of the revision and exam period we wanted to let you know that we’ll be on leave from the 19th of December and will return …Continue reading →

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Good Riddance to an ‘Intolerable’ Year: James Hogg Bids Farewell to 1831 To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Hogg (1770-1835), we are featuring a peculiarly timely manuscript from Edinburgh University Library’s collections. Hogg’s poem ‘1831’ will strike a …Continue reading →

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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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