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The perils of Christian mission : writing from the New World TAGS: | | | | | | | Guest curator Suzi Higton writes about her current display in the Funk Reading Room case In their quest to spread the Word of God, missionaries have for centuries traversed continents …Continue reading →

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Trial access: East India Company TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m very pleased to let you know that the Library has been given trial access to the brand new primary source database East India Company from Adam Matthew. This unique …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan TAGS: | | | | | | | The Library has been given trial access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 from Archives Direct. This is an interesting collection of files from the Foreign …Continue reading →

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‘W’ Collection provides a window into the world of eighteenth-century India TAGS: | | | | One of the current Special Collections cataloguing projects at New College Library is the W4/5 section which includes works on ecclesiastical history and theology. In this collection we were pleased …Continue reading →

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Some new Library resources for you TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On the HCA Librarian blog I have highlighted new resources or material that have been purchased for the Library’s collections from requests from students or staff in the School of …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: IndiaStat TAGS: | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following requests from students in SPS and a successful trial last year the Library has now subscribed to IndiaStat. Access is available through …Continue reading →

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South Asian Newspapers on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to South Asian Newspapers (1864-1922). This unique collection provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early …Continue reading →

In Southern India

Unique World Christianity Collections coming home to New College, Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | | Now we’re in the in the final stages of the Centre for the Studies of World Christianity Library (CSWC) Project, we’re receiving daily deliveries of books to New College Library from the Library …Continue reading →

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Remembering the life of Guru Nanak TAGS: | | | | | | | Sikhs around the world will celebrate the birthday of Guru Nanak on Wednesday 28 November. Guru Nanak (1469-1539) was the founder of the Sikh religion. The life of Baba Nanuk, …Continue reading →

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Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online on trial now TAGS: | | | | On trial now for University of Edinburgh users is Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online . Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the …Continue reading →

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Digitisation Strategy and Survey The University of Edinburgh already provides access to a wide range of digital resources, but...
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