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New College marks its 175th Anniversary with online exhibition  TAGS: | | | |   It all began with The Disruption. Not 2020’s lockdown but The Disruption of 1843 when ministers and elders left the Church of Scotland to set up the Free Church of Scotland. …Continue reading →

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Reflecting on New College Library at DHT A guest post from Gina Headden, New College Library Helpdesk Team New College Library on the Mound is a grand and imposing building but like many historic locations it occasionally …Continue reading →

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New College Library is moving! TAGS: | Outside the David Hume Tower A major Estates project means that we must move the New College Library collections and services. What this means for you • New College Library …Continue reading →

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Judaism and Jewish Studies: the work of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan and Adolph Saphir TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | New College Library holds collections of and about a number of individuals who gathered material and wrote extensively on Judaism and Jewish Studies, motivated by their interest in the conversion …Continue reading →

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Library Resources for Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies: an introduction TAGS: | | | From time to time, we compile resource lists on different aspects of Theology and Religious Studies. Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies are developing areas of our collections, responding to the new …Continue reading →

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1893: A story of scary librarians and brave students New College Library and its students have always had a special relationship. Recently, for example, our students chose their preferred most iconic items from our special collections and contributed to …Continue reading →

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That would be an ecumenical matter … Celebrating 70 years of the World Council of Churches TAGS: | | | | In our New College Library Hall display for September 2018, we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the World Council of Churches. Inaugurated in 1948, the World Council of Churches …Continue reading →

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Welcome to New College Library 2018 #edwelcome TAGS: |             Welcome to all new and returning staff and students from New College Library at the beginning of the academic year. We’re looking forward to meeting …Continue reading →

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Steps Through Time at New College Library TAGS: | | | | Have you seen the new Steps Through Time display at New College Library? Today we’re celebrating the Steps Through Time project, which developed six display panels to be mounted alongside …Continue reading →

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Celebrating women pioneers for ordained ministry in the Church of Scotland TAGS: | | | This blog post is written by Dr Lesley Orr, School of Divinity In the year in which the Church of Scotland has welcomed the Very Revd Susan Brown of Dornoch Cathedral …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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