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Caring for the New College Library Torah Scroll TAGS: | | | | A guest post by Valentina Flex, New College Library & Archive Assistant. In order to ensure the safe and successful decant of collections at New College Library, myself and my …Continue reading →

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New College Library Project Update by the Library & Archive Assistants TAGS: | | | Post by Jamie Sutherland, New College Library Project Assistant New College Library moved to its temporary home in David Hume Tower in January 2020. This new space will allow continued …Continue reading →

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New College Library is moving! TAGS: | Outside the David Hume Tower A major Estates project means that we must move the New College Library collections and services. What this means for you • New College Library …Continue reading →

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Judaism and Jewish Studies: the work of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan and Adolph Saphir TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | New College Library holds collections of and about a number of individuals who gathered material and wrote extensively on Judaism and Jewish Studies, motivated by their interest in the conversion …Continue reading →

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Library Resources for Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies: an introduction TAGS: | | | From time to time, we compile resource lists on different aspects of Theology and Religious Studies. Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies are developing areas of our collections, responding to the new …Continue reading →

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That would be an ecumenical matter … Celebrating 70 years of the World Council of Churches TAGS: | | | | In our New College Library Hall display for September 2018, we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the World Council of Churches. Inaugurated in 1948, the World Council of Churches …Continue reading →

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Thomas Chalmers and The West Port Experiment TAGS: | | | | | | Those with an interest in Scottish church history are likely to be very familiar with Thomas Chalmers and the role he played in the Disruption of 1843 but how many …Continue reading →

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Steps Through Time at New College Library TAGS: | | | | Have you seen the new Steps Through Time display at New College Library? Today we’re celebrating the Steps Through Time project, which developed six display panels to be mounted alongside …Continue reading →

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New College Library Steps Through Time – 23-25 April TAGS: | | Steps Though Time is a project to create a timeline of six display panels to be mounted up the steps into New College Library. This will tell the unique story of New College …Continue reading →

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New College Library opening until 10pm trial TAGS:   New College Library’s opening hours are being extended for a trial period. The Library continues to be open on a Sunday afternoon, 12-5pm throughout this semester. From 9 April …Continue reading →

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