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Read more at: World's oldest Korean Bibles at Cambridge University Library

World's oldest Korean Bibles at Cambridge University Library

The library is home to one of the most significant collections of early Korean bibles anywhere - as well as other works by UK missionaries, including John Ross, a hero to Korean Christians.

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Read more at: Books of Beasts: From Cambridge to California

Books of Beasts: From Cambridge to California

Two Cambridge University Library bestiary manuscripts dating from the thirteenth century have made the transatlantic crossing for a spectacular new exhibition that opens today at the Getty Centre in Los Angeles: Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World (14th May-18th August 2019). There they are joined by other...

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Read more at: Cambridge University Library stages first public play in its 600-year history

Cambridge University Library stages first public play in its 600-year history

Performance marked the launch of digital edition of Arthur Schnitzler's works and archive

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Read more at: Cambridge and Heidelberg announce major project  to digitise treasured medieval manuscripts

Cambridge and Heidelberg announce major project to digitise treasured medieval manuscripts

Centuries-old manuscripts feature the works of Plato, Aristotle, Sophocles and Euripides

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Read more at: World first as Bell Burnell pulsar chart  goes on display

World first as Bell Burnell pulsar chart goes on display

Iconic object exhibited for first time, alongside works by Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking

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Read more at: Shelfie: the University Librarian

Shelfie: the University Librarian

Dr Jessica Gardner, University Librarian, shares the books that have shaped her life.

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Read more at: 6,000 and counting: Cambridge Vice-Chancellor joins Stephen Hawking in making his PhD ‘Open Access’

6,000 and counting: Cambridge Vice-Chancellor joins Stephen Hawking in making his PhD ‘Open Access’

Cambridge also becomes first UK university to publish position statement on Open Research.

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Read more at: Britain from the air: 1945-2009

Britain from the air: 1945-2009

Unique archive capturing 70 years of change to UK's cities and landscapes made freely available online

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Read more at: Book of poems translated from Hungarian launched after fifty years in the making

Book of poems translated from Hungarian launched after fifty years in the making

On Thursday 31 January, Cambridge University Library was delighted to host George Gömöri and Clive Wilmer at an event to celebrate the publication of Steep Path , a selection of their translations of Hungarian poems made over the course of a collaboration which lasted almost half a century. George was born in Budapest in...

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Read more at: Submissions open for BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University

Submissions open for BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University

Booker Prize shortlistee Daisy Johnson and beatboxer Testament have today been announced as judges of the BBC’s National Short Story Award and Young Writers’ Award with Cambridge University and First Story – as submissions for the 2019 competitions open. The BBC National Short Story Award is one of the most prestigious...

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