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 →

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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New Books at New College Library – August (recommended by students) TAGS: | | | Student recommendations are in at New College Library! The recently purchased Oxford Handbook of the Psalms, edited by William Brown, is available as an ebook via  DiscoverEd.   Other student recommendations in the library include is Speaking …Continue reading →

A Life Cut Short: Stephanie’s Story TAGS: | | | In 1936, Julia Stephanie Evadne McGregor was in the final year of a five-year medical degree and showed all the signs of a highly motivated and conscientious student who would …Continue reading →

Science during Wartime TAGS: | | | We have a more detailed analysis of the University’s response to the experience and aftermath of WW1 to come later on.  This article looks instead highlights a few of the …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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