At the beginning of next month, the University of Edinburgh welcomes the Annual Meeting of the British New Testament Society, which will take place on 3- 5 Sept 2015. Currently on display in New College Library are three notable New Testaments from our Special Collections. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2015
New Bloomsbury eBook Collections available for Divinity
New Bloomsbury eBook Collections are now available for Divinity.
Bloomsbury eBook Collections deliver instant access to Bloomsbury’s research publications with unlimited user access and the facility to download and print chapter PDFs without DRM (Digital rights management) restriction.
University of Edinburgh has access to those collections that have an open lock icon next to them.
For Biblical Studies, the International Critical Commentary collection (1901-2014) has been purchased, plus 118 other Biblical Studies titles published in 2013 and 2014.
To support Theology & Ethics, we have purchased the Christology Archive (1982-2011) of 66 theological monographs grouped around the theme of Christology. The collection includes works by Thomas F. Torrance, monographs on the theology of Karl Barth, and key introductory texts such as Alan J. Spence’s Christology: A Guide for the Perplexed. We’ve also bought the Christian Doctrines Archive (1988-2013) of 54 titles on the Trinity, ecclesiology and systematic theology.
To broaden our collections in Religious Studies, we’ve purchased the Religious Studies Archive Collection plus the 2013, 2014 and 2015 frontlist collections – over 170 titles in all. The titles cover world religions including Jainism, Hinduism, Daoism, Sufism and contemporary paganism, and comprehensive overviews such as The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements.
Access is only available if you are working on-campus or are working off-campus using the VPN (Virtual Private Network).
You can access the Bloomsbury eBook Collections via the E-book Collections A-Z list or the Databases A-Z list on the Library website. The individual book titles will be added to DiscoverEd in due course.
Christine Love-Rodgers – Academic Support Librarian – Divinity
New Books at New College Library – August (recommended by students)
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 of God : theology, language and truth, by D. Stephen Long, at BT40 Lon.