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1893: A story of scary librarians and brave students New College Library and its students have always had a special relationship. Recently, for example, our students chose their preferred most iconic items from our special collections and contributed to …Continue reading →

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Happy Birthday New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | Seventy six years ago on the 8th of October, New College Library, Edinburgh, was formally opened to students and staff in its current building, the former Free High Kirk. The …Continue reading →

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Science and religion : a natural history TAGS: | | | | | | | | Today’s Opening Lecture for the 2012-13 academic session at the School of Divinity will be given by Professor Wentzel van Huyssteen of Princeton Theological Seminary, and will launch the new …Continue reading →

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Once in a blue moon? Surprises in the New College Library stacks … TAGS: | | | | | | | The 31st of August is scheduled for a ‘blue moon’ over Scotland. A blue moon traditionally occurs whenever two full moons happen in a single month – an unusual occurence, …Continue reading →

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