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Edinburgh Open Research Conference 2024 TAGS: | | Join us on May 29th for the 2024 edition of the Open Research Conference. This year we are addressing the big challenge: culture change. It is not simply enough to …Continue reading →

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AI, Theological Libraries … and me TAGS: | | The University of Edinburgh hosted the Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries conference this year at New College on 21-23 March. As usual there was the opportunity for discovering …Continue reading →

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Critical Approaches to Libraries (CALC) 2023 TAGS: | | | | | | I attended the CALC Conference on 24th and 25th May and can thoroughly recommend this annual event to other professionals interested in critical librarianship. The gathering was welcoming and introduced …Continue reading →

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ICOM UK 2023 TAGS: | | | Today’s blog comes from Collections Registrar Morven Rodger, reflecting on the 2023 ICOM UK Conference in Glasgow, addressing legacies of colonialism nationally and internationally. In August 2018, while on a …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Open Research Conference Proceedings TAGS: | One of the ambitions for the EOR conference held in March, 2022, when we first started planning it was to make it as open and accessible as possible. To achieve …Continue reading →

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First Edinburgh Open Research Conference: March 27th 2022 TAGS: | On this day in history, Kerry Miller (Library Research Support) and Laura Klinkhamer (Edinburgh Open Research Initiative and ReproducibiliTea) delivered a packed programme of speakers, workshops, and poster presentations. Attendees …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022: Being Better Teachers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In our third and final post about the LILAC conference (you can find part one here and part two here) I wanted to touch on the topic of becoming better …Continue reading →

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It Is Our Mantra TAGS: | Last week I was honoured to accept an invitation to speak at the Library Technology Conclave at Somaiya Vidyavihar University in Mumbai, India, organised by Informatics Limited and the University. …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022 : Student transitions in information literacy :  from school to HE, from learners to researchers TAGS: | | | | | | | The LILAC 2022 conference in Manchester this April was a challenge and a pleasure to attend :  my first real life, in person conference for two years! I put aside …Continue reading →

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Critical Approaches to Libraries 2021(CALC) Day 2 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | It is once again Conference Season, where academic librarians would usually be collecting a variety of colourful lanyards, discussing who had the best snacks with mid-morning coffee and which exhibitors …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: Emily’s finds               My name is Emily, and I’m the second of the two archive interns that...
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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,...
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