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On trial: The Age of Exploration TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a brand new digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, Age of Exploration. This …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on our Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Martin Luther in his own words #Reformation500 TAGS: | | | | | Today the School of Divinity will mark 500 years since Martin Luther nailed the Ninety Five Theses to the door of Wittemberg Church with a public lecture from Durham University’s …Continue reading →

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Conservation Volunteers in the Collections Rationalisation Project TAGS: | | | This week our Project Conservator, Helen, talks about the great work volunteers have done as a part of the Collections Rationalisation project… Some of the main aims of the Collections …Continue reading →

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On trial: Codices Vossiani Latini Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a member of staff in Classics, we currently have trial access to Brill’s Codices Vossiani Latini Online which publishes all 363 codices which form the …Continue reading →

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Student interns in Stack III this summer TAGS: | | | | Over this summer, our three student interns, Thomas, Holly and Mila have been hard at work behind the scenes in New College Library’s Stack III. Their task was to work with …Continue reading →

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On trial: Early European Books TAGS: | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in History the Library currently has trial access to all collections available in ProQuest’s Early European Books, a database that aims to trace the history …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College library : early books TAGS: | | | | | | This week New College welcomes the British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh. Delegates are welcome to visit New College Library where they’ll find a display of Jewish Studies …Continue reading →

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When size matters : big books TAGS: | | | A really good question was asked by one of our student interns recently about the rare books collections they were working with : “Why are the big books so big?”. …Continue reading →

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Confessions of a work placement student TAGS: | | | | A guest post from MSc Book History and Material Culture student Holly Sanderson As part of the Master’s degree in Book History and Material Culture at the University of Edinburgh, …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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