Ministry and medicine TAGS: | | | | | Today we’re welcoming a group from the EAHIL + ICAHIS + ICLC 2015 Workshop to New College Library. The Workshop is a collaboration between the European Association for Health Information …Continue reading →

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post from Finlay West, Funk Projects Cataloguer The recently completed cataloguing of the Dumfries Presbytery Library Collection housed at New College Library, finally allows the volumes to be …Continue reading →

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New College Library Rare Books feature in Divinity Inaugural Lecture TAGS: | | | | | | Today Professor Susan Hardman Moore, Professor of Early Modern Religion, will deliver her inaugural lecture entitled ‘Time’ at 2pm. Professor Hardman-Moore’s lecture features a number of seventeenth century rare books from …Continue reading →

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Works of King James I & VI now on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | New on display in the entrance to New College Library is the Works of King James I of England and VI of Scotland edited by  James Montagu, Bishop of Winchester, …Continue reading →

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A prayer for a pudding? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | 25 November 2012 is traditionally Stir Up Sunday, when cooks plan to make their Christmas puddings so they have time to mature before eating on Christmas Day. This tradition is …Continue reading →

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Seventeenth century botanical illustrations discovered at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | Recently catalogued online and now on display in New College Library’s entrance hall is this seventeeth century botanical work, Exoticarum aliarumque minus cognitarium plantarum centuria prima. Written by Jakob Breyne, it …Continue reading →

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Treasures of New College Library : The Dumfries Presbytery Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Dumfries Presbytery Library is a collection of sixteenth and seventeenth century books that was first documented in 1710, with the acceptance of a substantial donation of books from Dr John Hutton. It …Continue reading →

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