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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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Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love TAGS: | | | | This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov who worked with Preventive Conservator Katharine Richardson on a project back in 2019 to survey …Continue reading →

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The Christmas Book Flood TAGS: | | | Here at the UCF, things are feeling firmly festive – the tiny office tree has been bedecked, mince pies are heaped in the break room, and staff are sporting some …Continue reading →

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Halloween Highland Superstitions TAGS: | | The day of Halloween is upon us and here at the UCF we’re marking the occasion the only way we know how…with some seriously spooky books! A quick click through …Continue reading →

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Impact of the War on the University and the Art College TAGS: | | | | The following was written by Gillian McDonald, a MSc Scottish Studies intern, who spent some time in early 2013 looking at selected items in the archives of the two institutions …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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New extended opening hours for New College Library in 2018 TAGS: | | Students told us that they were finding it hard to access course readings held at New College Library because the library opening hours were more limited than other University Library …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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Historic New College Library partnership begins a new chapter TAGS: | | Founded in 1843 as the Library of the Free Church College, and now serving the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh, New College Library is one of the …Continue reading →

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A Fond Farewell TAGS: | | | | For the last ten weeks I have been working with Project Conservator, Emily Hick to conserve and rehouse a collection of rare Greek books. The weeks have gone racing by …Continue reading →

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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...
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