Scotland: “still a long way to go”: The Student, 18/10/84 TAGS: | | The digitised 18 October 1984 edition of The Student is now available to read online. Catching the headlines this week: Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger describes the “massive …Continue reading →

Freshers, Festival, Football: The Student, 11 Oct 1984 TAGS: | | Hot off the press (and a day early!), the 11 October 1984 edition of The Student is now available to read online http://libraryblogs.is.ed.ac.uk/thestudent/. Featuring the surprising success of Big Country, …Continue reading →

1984 – The Student’s perspective TAGS: | | Which iconic university building was described by a young student journalist in 1984 as a place “where students go to recover from hangovers”? What did students of the 1980s do …Continue reading →

Clerk Ranken TAGS: | | | Clerk Ranken was born in 1880, Edinburgh.  Educated at George Heriot’s School, he then went to Edinburgh University, graduating BSc (Pure Science) in 1902, then DSc in 1907. He was …Continue reading →

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Another Book Sale success at New College Library, Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library held another successful Book Sale of duplicate volumes and unsuitable donations this Freshers week in the David Welsh Reading Room, New College Library. We’re pleased to be …Continue reading →

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New College Theses collection now fully catalogued online TAGS: | | | | | | Over 700 New College theses covering the period 1920-1985 have now been catalogued online as part of the Funk Cataloguing Projects.  Some of these theses have second  copies at the …Continue reading →

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