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New College Library opening until 10pm trial TAGS:   New College Library’s opening hours are being extended for a trial period. The Library continues to be open on a Sunday afternoon, 12-5pm throughout this semester. From 9 April …Continue reading →

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The Myth of Robert Burns TAGS: | | | | It was some months ago that among the many sermons and talks given by Rev Tom Allan (1916-1965), one entitled ‘The Myth of Robert Burns’ caught my eye (ref. AA6.2.18). …Continue reading →

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New extended opening hours for New College Library in 2018 TAGS: | | Students told us that they were finding it hard to access course readings held at New College Library because the library opening hours were more limited than other University Library …Continue reading →

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Welcome to New College Library 2017 #edwelcome TAGS: | | | A big welcome to all students starting and returning to the University of Edinburgh, at the beginning of Welcome Week 2016. We’re looking forward to meeting you. To help you …Continue reading →

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Christian-Muslim Encounters in Texts TAGS: | | | | | This week, the School of Divinity hosts the first conference of the Global Network for Christian-Muslim Studies,  Reframing Christian-Muslim Encounter : Theological and Philosophical Perspectives. In a new display in New College Library, …Continue reading →

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New College Library Collections go under wraps during essential maintenance work TAGS: Essential maintenance work is being undertaken in September and October on the New College heating system. We will be installing protective coverings in the Library to manage risks of leaks …Continue reading →

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New College Library is open throughout the Edinburgh Festival 2017 TAGS: | | | Edinburgh Festival time is coming, and the Assembly Hall on the Mound will once again be a Festival venue. As well as the Assembly Hall, the Rainy Hall and various other …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College library : early books TAGS: | | | | | | This week New College welcomes the British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh. Delegates are welcome to visit New College Library where they’ll find a display of Jewish Studies …Continue reading →

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Psalms in public and private TAGS: | | | | | New College Library welcomes the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland this week with a display of early psalm books. During the period 1564-1644, around 70 editions of the …Continue reading →

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My dear Playfair TAGS: | | A guest post from Eleanor Rideout, Helpdesk Assistant – New College Library One of my favourite things about working with historical collections is the unexpected find, like this letter of …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image The Humble Spider – A Measure of Moral Character in Physical Education In this week’s blog post we take a closer look at the Dunfermline College of...
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Default utility Image Introduction to Leadership This is a not one of my usual posts about Open Research, but rather a...
Default utility Image Responding to a National Crisis: Social Work at Times of Great Need (illustrated with images from the University’s art collection) We find ourselves living through remarkable times....

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