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PG How to use the Centre for Research Collections

Discover more about how to use the Centre for Research Collections

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Introduction to New College Library @ 40 George Square

Find out what library services and collections are available at New College Library @ 40 George Square in 2020, and what processes we have in place for safe use of the library.

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 71 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 0 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 8 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 50 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 0 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 24 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 6 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 374 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 192 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 101 plays 0  

Will it bite me? Media, licensing and online teaching environments 2: Closed Spaces

Part 2 of a series of four videos covering content provide in the 'Will it bite me?' information session to provide teaching staff with the information and tools to use copyright and…

From  Stephanie Farley on March 11th, 2019 0 likes 67 plays

Wikipedia and Libraries - Interview with Digital Curator, Gavin Willshaw

Gavin Willshaw is the Digital Curator of the University of Edinburgh. In March 2018, he was interviewed about his experiences editing Wikipedia, adding image collections to Wikimedia Commons, adding…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 17th, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0