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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Queer Photography Archive TAGS: | | | | | | For the first few months of 2023, I have been using medium format photography to document a collection of zines, posters, photographs and booklets from the Lothian Health Service Archive. …Continue reading →

LGBTQI+ History Month: Discovering the Papers of the BLOG Society and the Letters of Christopher Isherwood TAGS: | Ash Mowat is one of our volunteers in the Civic Engagement Team. Ash has been looking into the papers of the BLOG society and the letters of Christopher Isherwood in …Continue reading →

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“A Beautiful Way to Remember” – Digitising the LHSA’s HIV/AIDS Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | At the beginning of this year, I started in my role as the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service’s new Digitisation Assistant. As part of the team responsible for providing the main …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image 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...
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...

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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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