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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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Divinity student book recommendations now available TAGS: | | | All these books (and more) were recommended by Divinity students and are now available to University of Edinburgh Library users – more details on the library catalogue. 100+ book recommendations …Continue reading →

Talis Aspire Resource List news: promoting resource lists to students TAGS: | | | | | Use the Resource List tool in Learn and Moodle to promote your Resource List to students. We have found that academics responsible for each of the top ten most viewed …Continue reading →

The Foundation of Anatomy: Class List of Alexander Monro (primus) TAGS: | | | | | From time to time we ‘rediscover’ items in our collections.  It’s not that we didn’t know we had them; rather that they have not come to anyone’s specific attention within …Continue reading →

Sociology 1A – Students and Tutors TAGS: | | When Sociology 1A came in as the top active list for semester one we asked list owner Susie Donnelly, co-convenor of the course, for some feedback. In addition to her …Continue reading →

How to use Resource Lists @ Edinburgh – A guide for students TAGS: | | We now have around 300 published resource lists for courses across the university and as this number steadily grows so too does the number of students now accessing readings and resources …Continue reading →

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Collections

Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern...
Digitisation Strategy and Survey The University of Edinburgh already provides access to a wide range of digital resources, but...

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