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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 →

Edinburgh University Students in Spain TAGS: | | It is 80 years since the Spanish Civil War broke out.  Unlike both World Wars, we have no record of University of Edinburgh students who fought (and died) in Spain …Continue reading →

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Find treasure in New College Library TAGS: | | We’re welcoming Divinity postgraduate students today for library treasure hunt activities to help them get to know New College Library. Students on the five postgraduate programmes have already had access to brief video …Continue reading →

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Feedback questions from library welcome sessions TAGS: | | | | | It was great to meet so many SPS postgraduate students in our Welcome Week workshops on Library Resources. We’ve now put the slides from these sessions up on our subject guide …Continue reading →

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Welcome to New College Library 2016 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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Thinking of donating books to New College Library? TAGS: | | | | | New College Library welcomes donations of recent publications that support the current teaching and research of the School of Divinity. And donations of books which record the intellectual output of the …Continue reading →

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Divinity Approaches to Research – Top tips for finding Bibles TAGS: | | | |   The University of Edinburgh Library holds extensive and rich collections of Bibles. At New College Library, you will find of early Bibles from the Scottish Reformation, Bibles in languages from all over …Continue reading →

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Divinity Approaches to Research – Library Resources for Islam TAGS: | | | | View of pages from the Qur’an of Tipu Sultan. Shows text in the centre, surrounded by gold and blue illumination. Tipu Sultan was the Muslim ruler of Southern India’s Mysore …Continue reading →

Welcome to arriving students at New College Library! TAGS: | A big welcome to all our new students arriving today. New College Library holds over 250,000 volumes, including rich and unique Special Collections, making it one of the leading theological libraries in …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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