Mysterious Songs from an Arabic Manuscript by Sarah Osama TAGS: The following post has been written by Sarah Osama, who has recently completed an internship looking at our Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia (MIWSA). *Please note that …Continue reading →

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New E-resources Trials TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has two new E-resources Trials running following requests from staff in HCA, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: ABC (1903 – 2010) and Codices Vossiani Latini Online. Trial access to both …Continue reading →

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Lingerie, Giant Frisbees and Heavy Lifting: Tackling the ITI Collection at Edinburgh University TAGS: | | | By Abigail Hartley, Appraisal Archivist and Archives Collections Manager Several months ago, my colleague Jasmine Hide and I wrote two introductory posts about our new roles and what they entailed. This …Continue reading →

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On trial: East India Company TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a member of staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to East India Company: India Office Records from the British Library, 1599-1947 from …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Digital archives on gender and sexuality TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that over the summer the Library purchased two digital archive collections that will be of interest to students and staff looking at gender and …Continue reading →

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CRC: A Space Odyssey – Day in the Life of a Collections Management Technician  TAGS: | | | | My name is Jasmine, and I’ve been working here at the University for five and a bit months as the Collections Management Technician. I’m the other half to Robyn Rogers’ …Continue reading →

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New! Mass Observation Project, 1981-2009 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I am happy to let you know that following a successful trial, that ended last month, the Library has now purchased Mass Observation Project, 1981-2009 from AM Digital, which allows you …Continue reading →

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Appraisal Made Easy (If Only…): A Day in the Life of an Appraisal Archivist TAGS: | | | Welcome to our Day in the Life Series, where each of our new team members will give you an insight into life behind the scenes at the University of Edinburgh’s …Continue reading →

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New! East African Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Following a successful trial earlier this semester at the request of staff from the Centre of African Studies I’m happy to let you know the Library now has access to …Continue reading →

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Mass Observiation Project – on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to Mass Observation Project. See New! Mass Observation Project, 1981-2009 * I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has trial access …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image A Scottish Witness of the Great Kantō Earthquake To mark the centenary of the Great Kantō Earthquake of 1923, we are publishing a...
Default utility Image Come Hither: Walter de la Mare and the Young of All Ages The English writer Walter de la Mare was born 150 years ago this week on...

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Default utility Image Giving Decorated Paper a Home … Rehousing Books and Paper Bindings In the first post of this two part series, our Collection Care Technician, Robyn Rogers,...
Default utility Image The Book Surgery Part 2: Bringing Everything Together In this blog, Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle her second day of in-situ book conservation training...

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