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‘Scotland’s last martyr’ : remembering James Renwick TAGS: | February was a suitable month to remember James Renwick  (15 February 1662 – 17 February 1688). Renwick was a graduate of Edinburgh University who accepted a call to the ministry within the independent Presbyterian …Continue reading →

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 →

Herbert, John Rogers. Assertion of Liberty of Conscience by the Independents of the Westminster Assembly of Divines (c) Palace of Westminster; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

New digital resources for Puritan thought TAGS: | | | I’m pleased to report that we now have access to digital collections from Oxford Scholarly Editions, including the seventeenth-century prose collection. This contains several titles of interest to researchers in Puritan …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 →

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Easter Greetings from New College Library TAGS: | | | | New College Library is open as usual for semester time over the Easter period, see Library Opening hours for more detail. When visiting, take a moment to look at our Special Collections …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 →

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post from Finlay West, Funk Projects Cataloguer The recently completed cataloguing of the Dumfries Presbytery Library Collection housed at New College Library, finally allows the volumes to be …Continue reading →

Dumfries Presbytery Library Project at New College Library now complete TAGS: | | | | | We’re pleased to announce that the Dumfries Presbytery Library Cataloguing Project is now complete. This project is one of the Funk Cataloguing Projects at New College Library.   This is a collection …Continue reading →

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The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...
Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session...

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A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half...
Introducing our New Projects Conservator – Helen Baguley This week’s blog comes from Helen Baguley, the newest member of the conservation team… I...

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