Ministry and medicine TAGS: | | | | | Today we’re welcoming a group from the EAHIL + ICAHIS + ICLC 2015 Workshop to New College Library. The Workshop is a collaboration between the European Association for Health Information …Continue reading →

Christ or Confucius, Which? TAGS: | | | Christ or Confucius, Which? is just one of the book titles now on display in New College Library, in honour of the conference being held on James Legge and Scottish …Continue reading →

Herbert, John Rogers. Assertion of Liberty of Conscience by the Independents of the Westminster Assembly of Divines (c) Palace of Westminster; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

New digital resources for Puritan thought TAGS: | | | I’m pleased to report that we now have access to digital collections from Oxford Scholarly Editions, including the seventeenth-century prose collection. This contains several titles of interest to researchers in Puritan …Continue reading →

John Knox and the Scottish Reformed Kirk TAGS: | | | | | At 4pm today, Tuesday 19 May, in the Assembly Hall, Prof Jane Dawson will address the General Assembly on the topic of John Knox, following publication of her recent biography. Prof. Dawson’s …Continue reading →

Jewish scholarship on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In celebration of the public lecture on The Bible and the Mishnah by Professor Shaye J D Cohen, Harvard University on Tuesday 5 May, we currently have Jewish texts from our …Continue reading →

Rare New College Library book is an international success TAGS: | | | | |  A rare and early commentary on the Pentateuch from New College Library has just arrived back in Edinburgh, after travelling all the way to Latvia to be part of the exhibition …Continue reading →

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New digital access to Divinity theses collection TAGS: | | | | I’m delighted to announced that nearly two hundred and fifty theses dating from 1921-1950 from the New College Library collection are now available online in the Edinburgh Research Archive, part of the Divinity Dissertation …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 →

Unwrapping the Martin Hall Collection TAGS: | | | | | | This January we began cataloguing work on the MR Collection from New College Library’s Special Collections. This sequence contains much early and rare material, and carries the shelfmark MR because at …Continue reading →

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Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology now on trial TAGS: | | New on trial for University of Edinburgh users from 3 March to 31 March is the  Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology. The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is the replacement for the Dictionary of Hymnology produced …Continue reading →

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