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RESP Outreach Intern – January TAGS: | | | | Written by: James Rice, RESP Outreach Intern Going into the new year, January was a particularly important period of my internship that saw me shaping what I hoped to achieve through …Continue reading →

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Skene, Societies and Swedish Serendipity TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | How often do you walk past a 1000 year old rune stone?  The answer is every day, if you work or study near the Main Library! Earlier this year I …Continue reading →

Looking Ahead – Our 2024 Project Preview TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I began working with the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Services team last November, as a Digitisation Operator. Before joining the team, I was digitising plant specimens in the Herbarium of the …Continue reading →

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From Plagues to Progress: Looking at A Century of Edinburgh’s Public Health TAGS: | | | | | Over the last few months, our team has been working on digitising the Lothian Health Service Archive’s collection of Annual Public Health Reports for the City of Edinburgh. Comprising of …Continue reading →

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Student Interns Capture ‘The Student’ TAGS: | | | | | | | In February 2022, PhD students Vesna Curlic and Ash Charlton began their digitisation internships in partnership with the University of Edinburgh’s Library and University Collections and the Centre for Data, …Continue reading →

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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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: a glimpse into the university’s history through some of its oldest manuscripts               My name is Madeleine Reynolds, a fourth year PhD candidate in History of Art....
Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...

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