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Visualising the Biographical Register of the University of St Andrews (1747-1897) Part II: Students, Degrees and L.L.A.’s

In the second part of Tomas Vancisin’s blog ‘Visualising the Biographical Register of the University of St Andrews (1747-1897)’ we take a look at the visualisations which focus on the students, degrees and LLA subsets of the data. Part I is available here. Students The second visualisation of BRUSA focuses on the student subset of the…

21 November 2017Muniments Collection Projects

Visualising the Biographical Register of the University of St Andrews (1747-1897) Part I: Where Did St Andrews Alumni Come From?

Tomas Vancisin shares his recent work creating a visual representation of the Biographical Register of the University of St Andrews, 1747 – 1897 in a two part blog. One of my favourite books is called Embracing the Wide Sky by Daniel Tammet, a synesthete with savant syndrome for whom numbers and words have unique shapes…

16 November 2017Muniments Collection Projects

Digital Humanities Internship

For a month I have been the Digital Humanities Intern, during which time I’ve been lucky enough to call the beautiful Napier Reading Room of The Richardson Research Library at Martyrs Kirk my “office”. For four weeks I’ve worked with one original document, an eighteenth century library receipt book, UYUL205/2, deciphering and transcribing its contents.…

11 August 2016Archives Muniments Collection Volunteers / Placements