Five Sites Every Walter Scott Fan Should Visit in Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | It’s hard to visit Edinburgh’s historical Old and New Towns without spotting something relating to Walter Scott. Be it the vivid Scott monument, or the winding Georgian streets, much of …Continue reading →

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New home for Edinburgh Research Data Blog! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Tempus fugit. This Data Blog, which has been going since 2013 is now moving to Edinburgh University Libraryblogs. This follows the 2018 organisational merger of the Data Library team at …Continue reading →

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Lyell’s School of Rock TAGS: | | | | |   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 …Continue reading →

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High Rises and Lows: Emotions in an Edinburgh Suburb TAGS: | | | | | In 1957 three professionals, a GP, a minister and a headteacher, approached the University of Edinburgh’s Social Science Research Centre requesting a study of the North Edinburgh communities in which …Continue reading →

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Rare Books – Expect the Unexpected 4 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lace, Forks, The Arctic Monkeys and Golf This is the fourth in our series of posts based on the current exhibition in the Library Gallery, and the project by Edinburgh …Continue reading →

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New College Library is open throughout the Edinburgh Festival 2017 TAGS: | | | Edinburgh Festival time is coming, and the Assembly Hall on the Mound will once again be a Festival venue. As well as the Assembly Hall, the Rainy Hall and various other …Continue reading →

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Printmaking: Identification, Preservation and Creation TAGS: | | | | | Immerse yourself in all things print! Join our conservators, Emily and Katharine, for an evening of preservation and printmaking. For centuries artists have been using different printing techniques to depict …Continue reading →

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Images of early Islamic architecture: a record of destroyed antiquities in Iraq and Syria TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |   The aim of our PhD thesis digitisation project is to make available the unique research of the University of Edinburgh. This research has a greater significance when, within the …Continue reading →

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The Invisible Cities Of Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | [Click images for full-size view] This study is concerned with examining the evolution of status areas in the context of Edinburgh. Status areas were defined in three period analyses in …Continue reading →

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