Towards Dolly: animal genetics archives at the University of Edinburgh

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Clare Button, Project Archivist, University of Edinburgh   Today, Edinburgh is world-renowned as a centre for animal genetics and genomics. This history stretches back over a century, and has left a rich documentary record. Over the past four years, Edinburgh University Library Special Collections has received two large grants as well as a scoping and […]

Scottish Records Association Conference 2016: Public healthcare in Scotland before the NHS.

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The full programme for this year’s Scottish Records Association Conference is now available to view online at: Bookings will close on the 24th October but those wishing to book are advised to do so soon as space may be limited.   The conference will take place on Friday 4th November at the AK Bell Library in […]

Ancestry Launch New 1.6+million nursing records 1891 to 1968

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[Posted on behalf of Teresa Doherty, Royal College of Nursing] You may have seen some press releases / twitter / facebook information about our launch yesterday with Ancestry for Nursing records. “Three major new collections of nursing records could show you whether your relatives helped save lives. With over 70 years of information available, you can […]