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Sketchpad Tutorial

A tutorial on how to convert an image to a line drawing using the online tool Sketchpad. Information on the image used as inspiration: Title: Old College, No. 142 Creator: William Henry Playfair …

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on April 19th, 2021 1 likes 6 plays 0  

My book

Video of my homemade colouring book

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on April 9th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Colouring Book - Frame of Knox portrait with Shakespeare quote

Photograph of a portrait of John Knox by Theodore de Beze from 1580 turned into a sketch to be used for mindful colouring. The manuscript is held in Centre for Research Collections. Details of…

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 13th, 2021 1 likes 6 plays 0  

Colouring Book - Celtic Knot with Hepburn quote

Photograph of front cover of an edition of Sir Walter Scott's Wandering Willie's Tale from 1905 turned into a sketch to be used for mindful colouring. The manuscript is held in Centre for…

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 9th, 2021 1 likes 11 plays 0  

Colouring Book - Manuscript Illumination with Martin Luther King Jr quote

Photograph of a manuscript illumination from the Kulliyat (Collected Works) of the Persian poet Sa'di from 1556 turned into a sketch to be used for mindful colouring. The manuscript is held in…

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 9th, 2021 1 likes 6 plays 0  

Not for Gain by Daisy Lafarge (2016), EU3998

Lafarge’s interest in ecological and social relationships are a recurrent theme in her work, the two often merging so as to become indistinguishable from each other. Plant hunting and the…

From  Malcolm Brown on May 1st, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections Using XRF Spectrometry – Employ.ed Internship 2019. Egyptian ushabtis, found under Medals 121, were analysed using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 20th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 19th, 2020 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Susan Collis

The Next Big Thing...Is A Series Of Little Things. In 2017 The Next Big Thing…Is a Series of Little Things was installed in Bristo Square. This new permanent artwork was commissioned by the…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 71 plays 0  

Must Come Down

You know what they say... What goes up, must come down. This week, we get into the conservation and decommissioning of public art. Starring this week are Recumbent Horse (from Episode 2) and the…

From  Hui Sun on July 5th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Handling Collections Material

Demonstration of handling collections material of various types.

From  Malcolm Brown on February 15th, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Victoria Cranna (Archivist and Records Manager, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

A free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives. The workshop will consider the challenges involved in capturing current…

From  Malcolm Brown on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Rebecca Grant (Digital Archivist, Digital Repository of Ireland)

A free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives. The workshop will consider the challenges involved in capturing current…

From  Malcolm Brown on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Adrian Stevenson (Senior Technical Coordinator, Jisc)

A free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives. The workshop will consider the challenges involved in capturing current…

From  Malcolm Brown on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Chris Awre (Head of Information Services, University of Hull)

A free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives. The workshop will consider the challenges involved in capturing current…

From  Malcolm Brown on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Research Data Management (Stuart Lewis, Deputy Director of Library & University Collections, University of Edinburgh)

A free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives. The workshop will consider the challenges involved in capturing current…

From  Malcolm Brown on June 8th, 2016 0 likes 41 plays 0