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Dissertation Festival 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 8 – 19 March the Library is running an online Dissertation Festival. The events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can do for …Continue reading →

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Caring for the New College Library Torah Scroll TAGS: | | | | A guest post by Valentina Flex, New College Library & Archive Assistant. In order to ensure the safe and successful decant of collections at New College Library, myself and my …Continue reading →

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New College Library Project Update by the Library & Archive Assistants TAGS: | | | Post by Jamie Sutherland, New College Library Project Assistant New College Library moved to its temporary home in David Hume Tower in January 2020. This new space will allow continued …Continue reading →

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October Journal Club : “Unhiding” Special Collections TAGS: | | | Our second meeting of the Journal Club in 2019/20 met on Wednesday 2 October to talk about improving access to Special Collections. Our discussion article was: Marcella Tam (2017) Improving …Continue reading →

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Making the Most of Your Dissertation Week TAGS: | | | | | | For the first time at the University of Edinburgh Library we are planning to hold a Dissertation Week in November 11-15 2019. This week is all about how the Library …Continue reading →

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Rare Books – Expect the Unexpected 5 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Wet Monday, Henry VIII Falls in the River, and the Ogre of Smeeth, all funded through the Bank of Sweets. For our fifth visit to the ECA Illustration students’ Notgeld …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 Steps Through Time – 23-25 April TAGS: | | Steps Though Time is a project to create a timeline of six display panels to be mounted up the steps into New College Library. This will tell the unique story of New College …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on our Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Anti-German manifestos, cigarettes vouchers and a little girl called Gill: 3 objects found in PhD theses TAGS: | | | | | When I was studying for my Masters dissertation, I kept finding dried flowers in between the pages of books I was borrowing from the library. Now, we all know that …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 • https://era.ed.ac.uk March saw a record number of downloads for ERA,...
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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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