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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 →

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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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 →

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