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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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Back to the future : New College Library’s history today TAGS: | | | | New College Library was pleased to host a visit from the Friends of Edinburgh University Library last week. As well as looking at a selection of Special Collections and touring the Library, …Continue reading →

Study space during exams TAGS: | |   Need help finding study space? In order to help ease pressure on study spaces in the Main Library during the busy exam period, Information Services (IS), EUSA and the University central …Continue reading →

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