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Latest library catalogues added to Discover: Eton College, National Library of Scotland and University of Coventry

We’re pleased to announce that the holdings of Eton College Library, National Library of Scotland and the University of Coventry Library have been added to the Discover service.

Eton College Library

Eton College Library
Eton College Library

Eton College Library was established in the 1440s as the library of the Provost and Fellows, who form the governing body of Eton College. Today it holds more than 150,000 items, ranging from the 9th to 21st centuries. These include nearly 200 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts; ca 26,000 printed items of the 15th-19th centuries (including 194 incunabula and the Waddington Pamphlet Collection of ca 4700 pamphlets, tracts and sermons dating from the 16th-18th centuries); the Macnaghten Library of First World War materials, presented to Eton as a memorial in 1938 (ca 5000 volumes); literary manuscripts and autograph letters; and prints and drawings. Strengths include classics, theology, English literature, art, travel, private presses, theatrical history, books on Eton and Windsor and fine bindings.

Find out more about the library on their Discover information page.

National Library of Scotland

The National Library of Scotland is a reference library with world-class collections. It is also Scotland’s largest library and one of the major research libraries in Europe. Their collections range from rare historical documents to online journals, covering every subject. They specialise in Scotland’s knowledge, history and culture.

Find out more about the library on their Discover information page.

University of Coventry

Coventry University Library
Coventry University Library

Coventry University’s library is situated in the Frederick Lanchester Building, and houses physical resources for the whole University. It is open 364 days a year, 24 hours a day – only closing for Christmas Day.

** Coming soon on our blog: feature on the University of Coventry’s collections! **

Find out more about the library on their Discover information page.

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