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 →

Rare Mass for the Dead from the MH Collection TAGS: | | | | A guest post from Paul Nicholas, Funk Projects Cataloguer We were delighted this week to discover a rare Mass for the Dead in the MH Collection at New College Library. …Continue reading →

Jewish scholarship on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In celebration of the public lecture on The Bible and the Mishnah by Professor Shaye J D Cohen, Harvard University on Tuesday 5 May, we currently have Jewish texts from our …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 →

Tackling a Library time capsule : The Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Regular visitors to New College Library have probably walked past the Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library many times. It sits in custom made glazed bookcases, which are sited on the …Continue reading →

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Christmas is coming at New College Library TAGS: | | | | We’ve started getting ready for Christmas at New College Library! The Christmas tree is now up in the Funk Reading Room, and we have a display of Christmas carol books …Continue reading →

Unique New College theses going digital TAGS: | | | | | | Over two hundred theses from the New College Library collection will soon be available online. We’ve been successful in a small project bid to digitise 200 theses dating 1921-1950.  While later theses are held …Continue reading →

Reformation Revisited TAGS: | | | We were pleased to host a recent visit from the Friends of the Reformation Museum in Geneva at New College Library. The Friends were delighted to be able to view a selection …Continue reading →

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Past Politics : Pamphlets from an independent Scotland TAGS: | | | | | | New College Library’s Pamphlets Collection of over 30,000 items captures the issues and debates from the seventeenth century onwards. Now on display in the New College Library entrance are just a …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 →

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