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Archives Chat: Lorraine McLoughlin on Collecting COVID-19 Initiative

As part of the International Archives Week 2020, Elise Ramsay (Project Archivist, Climate Change) gives Lorraine McLoughlin (Archivist, Appraisal and Collections Review) a call to hear more about an…

From  Elise Ramsay on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Archives Chat: Louise Gardiner

As part of the campaign for International Archives Week, hosted by the International Council on Archives, this video is the second in a series of chats with users and stakeholders involved with the…

From  Elise Ramsay on June 8th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Archives Chat: Robert Stephens

As part of the campaign for International Archives Week, hosted by the International Council on Archives, this video is the first in a series of chats with users and stakeholders involved with the…

From  Elise Ramsay on June 8th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Gale Primary Sources for your dissertation - Archives and Platform

The University of Edinburgh has access to a fantastic collection of primary source archives from Gale, covering centuries of content. Including, historical newspapers from the British Library, as…

From  Caroline Stirling on May 25th, 2020 0 likes 49 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 8 plays 0  

Getting Started with Special Collections

Special Collections (archives, manuscripts and rare books) can be a rich source of material for your dissertation but can sometimes feel daunting to use. This Dissertation Week session will show you…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 30th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Bitesize - Ten top tips for finding academic literature

In this short talk, you will learn about how to start your literature search, tips and techniques for searching, managing your search results.

From  Angela Nicholson on March 26th, 2020 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall - British Sign Language version.

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 March 18th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

ALT C - Colouring Book Inspired by the University of Edinburgh Collections

'Colouring Book Inspired by the University of Edinburgh Collections' This poster and GASTA talk highlights a series of playful OER-focused workshops that encourage students to creatively…

From  Stewart Cromar on February 26th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 1  

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 22 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 25 plays 0  

David Forsyth

University of Edinburgh public art officer, Liv Laumenech provides site-specific context while artist Davy Forsyth recounts the process and inspiration of his public artwork, Byte, as he also reads…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Sharing a LinkedIn Learning Collection

This video details how to share your personal Collections in LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is the University's online learning service providing all staff and students with free access…

From  Andrew Todd on December 10th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

ISG Festive Video 2019

A look back at some of the highlights across ISG in 2019.

From  Tim Gray on December 9th, 2019 1 likes 372 plays 0  

Visiting University of Edinburgh Libraries

Find out how to use University of Edinburgh Libraries

From  Lauren Smith on September 6th, 2019 0 likes 139 plays 0  

Preview Opening for Body Language Exhibition

Footage of performance of Dancers from Danns-Ed the EUSA Postgraduate Dance company and MSc Dance Science & Education students during the opening preview of the Wellcome Trust funded Exhibition,…

From  Rachel Hosker on July 26th, 2019 0 likes 97 plays 0