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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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Women and religion books for International Women’s Day 2018 TAGS: | | | | Here’s a selection of new books at New College Library to celebrate International Women’s Day! The Grace of Sophia :a Korean North American women’s Christology, by Grace Ji-Sun Kim, was recommended by …Continue reading →

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New extended opening hours for New College Library in 2018 TAGS: | | Students told us that they were finding it hard to access course readings held at New College Library because the library opening hours were more limited than other University Library …Continue reading →

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An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns TAGS: | | | | Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and listing the papers of the Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim (1831-1907), recently donated to the CRC. …Continue reading →

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Welcome to New College Library 2017 #edwelcome TAGS: | | | A big welcome to all students starting and returning to the University of Edinburgh, at the beginning of Welcome Week 2016. We’re looking forward to meeting you. To help you …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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Crowdsourcing Conservation at the CRC TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator Emily, describes the highly successful crowdsourcing conservation event held in February at the CRC… In February, we held our first ever conservation crowdsourcing event …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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Window to a Sixth-Century Scriptorium TAGS: | | | | A post from guest curator Elijah Hixson, PhD student, School of Divinity This month’s student led display at New College Library features the facsimile Codex Purpureus Petropolitanus, which is on display at …Continue reading →

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New College Library books recommended by students TAGS: | | Student recommendations are in at New College Library! The recently purchased Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism, edited by Mark Stoll, is available as an ebook via DiscoverEd. Other …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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