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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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Rights retention in action (impact of the UOE Research Publications Policy after 12 months) - Theo Andrew

Join Theo Andrew as he gives an update on the impact of the University of Edinburgh's "Right Retention Policy" after 12 months. You can find out more about the University's Rights…

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Palaeography (Dissertation Festival)

This is a recording of an online presentation, delivered on 10 March 2023 as part of the Library's Dissertation Festival. The session was presented by Kirsty M Stewart (Scottish and University…

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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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Finding Digitised Special Collections (Dissertation Festival 2021)

This online presentation discusses the different ways you can find digitised rare books, archives and manuscripts online.

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History of Art Research Seminar 17 March 2021

Dr Bryony Coombs, University of Edinburgh‘Immytateur de madame Nature,’ Jean Perréal and the problem with images in early-sixteenth century France. What…

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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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Celtic & Scottish Studies_ CELT8022_Heroes & Wonders stand-alone CAPTIONED intro (Dr Kate Mathis)

Edited video with captions. Not for splicing. Will be mentioned in general course intro to the Celtic options by Prof. Rob Dunbar. Recorded 17.8.20

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