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Oxford Handbooks Online – new content purchased TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We have purchased the following e-book collections to add to our existing Oxford Handbooks Online holdings: Archaeology – 2015, 2016 Collection Business and Management – 2015, 2016 Collection Classical Studies …Continue reading →

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Africa Wide Information – database trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has set up trial access to Africa Wide Information (Ebsco) until 30th June. Africa-Wide Information comprises an aggregation of 50 databases sourced from Africa, Europe and North America.  …Continue reading →

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Look, there’s a libretto in the library! TAGS: | | | | | It’s not every day that you find a rare edition of Handel’s Messiah in your library but I’m delighted to say that we have one at New College Library! This recently catalogued pamphlet …Continue reading →

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Classical Scores Library: Volumes III and IV TAGS: | | We have trial access to Classical Scores Library: Volumes III and IV until the 1st November. Vol.III  of Alexander Street’s Classical Scores Library series brings together 400,000 additional pages of …Continue reading →

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Recording our instruments TAGS: | | | | Working in a museum of musical instruments we are constantly aware that, for many people, it is the sound of the objects that is important above all else.  Needless to …Continue reading →

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What will you be searching in DiscoverEd? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | DiscoverEd will allow you to find Library resources quickly and easily via one single search interface. But what exactly will you be searching when you use DiscoverEd? Well, our handy …Continue reading →

Old Books, New Discoveries: The Tale of a Feather TAGS: | | | | Our blog post today comes from History of the Book student and CRC volunteer Allie Newman. The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is home to over 300 …Continue reading →

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St Cecilia’s captures donor’s imagination TAGS: | | The project to renovate Scotland’s oldest concert hall has received a generous donation from a University alumnus. The bequest of £5,000 was donated by Robert McCracken, LLB who graduated in …Continue reading →

Musical Marginalia in Textus Logices TAGS: | | |  We are delighted to be sharing a guest blog post by Elizabeth Cary Ford and Vivien Estelle Williams of Glasgow University who have recently been studying the marginalia of item De.8.83 …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and...
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Default utility Image An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and...
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