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Using the National Library of Scotland for your Dissertation or Thesis

In this Dissertation and Thesis Festival session learn how to use the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk) and how their world-class collections can benefit your dissertation or thesis research.…

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Exploring the political collections at the National Library of Scotland (Dissertation Festival)

This is a recording of an online presentation, delivered on 13 March 2023 as part of the Library's Dissertation Festival. The session was presented by Dr Sarah Thomson (Government Collections…

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National Library of Scotland

An introductory video from the National Library of Scotland for students of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology introducing the Library and its resources. Welcome Week, 2021.

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#OER18 Session - Anne-Marie Scott: "A piece of illumination enlarged – using OER for access and activism in cultural heritage"

For session information see https://oer18.oerconf.org/sessions/a-piece-of-illumination-enlarged-using-oer-for-access-and-activis... Description“…digital heritage is inherently…

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Celtic Knot 2017 - Panel discussion & closing plenary: The Politics of Language Online

Title: The Politics of Language Online - Plenary Panel Date: 6 July 2017Chair: Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison - Open Scotland, Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division at the University of…

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The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project - Susan Ross at the Celtic Knot 2017

The Scottish Gaelic Uicipeid project: a talk discussing the role of the Gaelic Wikipedian at the National Library of Scotland and the success/failures of encouraging Gaelic speakers to make the…

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The Celtic Knot: a Wikipedia Language Conference at the University of Edinburgh

The Celtic Knot Conference 2017 is the first Wikipedia Language conference organised in collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Wikimedia UK focusing on supporting Celtic &…

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Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition winners Mengham Junior School meet Steve Backshall

Winners of the Digimap for Schools Wildlife Map Competition Mengham Junior School, Hayling Island receive their prize – a visit from wildlife expert Steve Backshall. Digimap for Schools is…

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Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools – georeferencing historical maps

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator at National Library of Scotland talks in further detail about digitising and georeferencing historical mapping for use in online mapping services. Digimap for…

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Introduction to Historical Mapping in Digimap for Schools

Chris Fleet, Senior Map Curator, at National Library of Scotland provides an introductory overview to historical mapping available in Digimap for Schools. Digimap for Schools is an EDINA…

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MESH: Geocoder

Video about the MESH geocoding tool. The Mapping Edinburgh's Social History (MESH) project team has developed a tool that converts address-based information into a map superimposed either on a…

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MESH: Creating a new mapping framework for Edinburgh

The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - superimposes historical data on geo-referenced historical maps. The video explores how surveying almost 100,000 buildings, assigning…

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