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Towards an audience-led strategy for Special Collections

In early 2010 the Wellcome Trust issued its call for applications in the Research Resources funding stream for projects on collections relevant to the history of modern genetics. This case looks at the impact this had on the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and [...]

2019-10-08T13:04:38+01:00October 8th, 2019|Research outputs|Comments Off on Towards an audience-led strategy for Special Collections

The Casebooks Project

The Casebooks Project is focused on 64 volumes, containing approximately 30,000 manuscript pages, held in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The volumes range in size and length, but they all contain records of astrological consultations conducted by Simon Forman, his protégé Richard Napier, and [...]

2019-10-08T13:04:37+01:00October 8th, 2019|Research outputs|Comments Off on The Casebooks Project

The Cullen Project: digitising medical history

This project, carried out in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, has created an online digital edition of the medical correspondence of Dr William Cullen(link is external) (1710-1790). Cullen was the most influential medical lecturer of his generation, who drew thousands of students to the Edinburgh Medical [...]

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