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Trials – e-resources on trial this week TAGS: | | | | | | Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Biblical Texts is on trial until 24th June.  It presents a complete Hebrew transcription and English translation of the Biblical texts, together with high-resolution images …Continue reading →

Unwrapping the Martin Hall Collection TAGS: | | | | | | This January we began cataloguing work on the MR Collection from New College Library’s Special Collections. This sequence contains much early and rare material, and carries the shelfmark MR because at …Continue reading →

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Trial – Gregory of Nyssa Online (comprising Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online and Lexicon Gregorianum Online) TAGS: | | | | We have trial access to Gregory of Nyssa Online (comprising Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online and Lexicon Gregorianum Online) until the 25th February. Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online is the ultimate online …Continue reading →

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Travel back 500 years with rare Hebrew book from New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | This early commentary on the Pentateuch, published in 1514 has travelled all the way to Latvia to be part of the exhibition “1514. The Book. 2014“. On display until April …Continue reading →

Ark

Imagining Noah’s Ark : Special Collections on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | Noah’s Ark has been in the news lately with the recent block buster film Noah. Currently on display in the entrance to New College Library is a nineteenth-century imagining of …Continue reading →

Missionary to the North – The Paterson Bible Collection TAGS: | | | | | | | In early 2014 we began work to catalogue the Paterson Bible Collection, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Projects at New College Library. This collection of over 300 Bibles in …Continue reading →

Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. New College Library, Inglis 23.

Chinese rare books on display for Peking University at Edinburgh Day TAGS: | | | | | | New College Library was part of the University of Edinburgh’s Peking at Edinburgh day on Monday 18 November with a display of Chinese items from our Special Collections. These included the beautiful …Continue reading →

King James Bible, 1611

In the beginning was the word : Bibles at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | Yesterday we were pleased to welcome staff and students on exchange from Dartmouth College, USA to a classroom session viewing items from New College Library’s historic Bibles collection. Examples included a …Continue reading →

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Ancient Language Encyclopedias from Brill now on trial TAGS: | | | | | | Trial access is now available to the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online, and the Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, published by Brill.Access is via the eresources trials …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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