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Women and religion books for International Women’s Day 2018 TAGS: | | | | Here’s a selection of new books at New College Library to celebrate International Women’s Day! The Grace of Sophia :a Korean North American women’s Christology, by Grace Ji-Sun Kim, was recommended by …Continue reading →

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International Women’s Day 2017 TAGS: | | | | | | During my initial survey of the New College Collections, it was immediately evident, although not surprising, that the majority of the archives stemmed from the work of men or their …Continue reading →

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Databases on trial! TAGS: | Some news of a few more databases currently on trial from ProQuest until the end of November.  While not directly related to PPLS subject areas, there is still much that will …Continue reading →

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Steps towards equality in New College Library Class Photographs TAGS: | | | | | A guest post by Chloe Elder, New College Library Special Collections Digitisation intern From the depths of New College Library’s archives, a selection of class photographs from 1857 to 1930 has been …Continue reading →

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Ada Lovelace Day 2016: Wikipedia editathon TAGS: | | | On Tuesday, 11th October 2016 the University’s Main Library will once again be running a Wikipedia editathon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016. This is an international celebration of the achievements …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 →

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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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