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The Bryce Miniature Qur'an and its travel across the globe (RB.S.4656)

Dr Mira Xenia focuses on a miniature Qur’an executed in golden ink and housed in a metal locket, now held in the Heritage Collections of the University of Edinburgh. This Qur’an may…

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The provenance of the Edinburgh Fragment of Rashīd al-Dīn's Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh (Or MS 20)

Dr Lucy Deacon explores the history of the substantial fragment of Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh, by Rashīd al-Dīn (vizier to the Ilkhanids), held by the University of Edinburgh's Heritage Collections (Or…

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Images of the Prophet Muhammad in Rashīd al-Dīn's Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh (Or MS 20)

Rashid al-Din’s Jami‘ al-Tawarikh (Compendium of Chronicles) is considered the first universal history ever written. Edinburgh University's Heritage Collections preserves an…

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Collaborative learning of new information in older age: a systematic review - Kelly Wolfe

Introduction. Aging is accompanied by a multitude of changes in cognitive abilities such as processing speed and memory, which in turn affect learning. Learning collaboratively may benefit older…

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Fourier's hieroglyphs, Jean Dhombres

This public lecture was part of the Fourier Analysis @200 workshop at ICMS. We were delighted to welcome speaker Jean Dhombres (École des hautes études en sciences sociales/ The School…

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Enhancing your workflow with the new Web of Science platform - Digital Skills Festival 2022

This session, presented by Klementyna Karlinska-Batres from Clarivate, covers some of the new features that have been introduced to the Web of Science interface in the last year. She looks at how…

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Lute

Gordon Ferries plays Anon., A Port (Stralloch).

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Mapping the Scottish Reformation

A video interview with Chris Langley and Mikki Brock, co-directors of the Mapping the Scottish Reformation project.

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Networking Jacobites: Media, Cultural Memory and the 'Lyon in Mourning' Manuscript

Leith Davis (Centre for Scottish Studies at Simon Fraser University) discusses 'The Lyon in Mourning' manuscript.September, 1745, Episcopalian minister Robert Forbes was arrested and…

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Introduction to Special Collections (LibSmart II)

This video provides an introduction to the three main components of Special Collections: archives, manuscripts and rare books. The video explains what these terms mean, and is illustrated by…

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Publishing your journal article

Unsure where to get started with publishing your article in a journal? Join us to find out what editors and publishers look for and how you can best prepare yourself for the world of academic…

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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…

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Book Conservation & Digitisation: The Challenge of Dialogue & Collaboration

Alberto Campagnolo & contributors discuss new publication 'Book Conservation and Digitization: The Challenges of Dialogue and Collaboration'Featuring contributors from the…

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The Digital Editing of David Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript

This paper showcases a digital project, Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857): A Critical Edition, published in 2019 by the online museum and library, Livingstone Online.…

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Food and Society in Early Modern Europe - Week 1 pt 2

COL course on Food and Society in Early Modern Europe

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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…

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