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University of Manchester John Rylands Library: New Digital Resource

Private Books for Educational Use – the Formation of the Northern Congregational College Library

On Tuesday 26 February 5.15-6.45pm the John Rylands Special Collections will demonstrate a new digital resource charting how early nonconformist readers in Lancashire and Yorkshire interacted with their books.

Speakers include Dr Ben Bankhurst (Queen Mary, University of London), Dr Rachel Eckersley (Queen Mary, University of London) and Ed Potten (Cambridge University Library).

For more information go to their blog: http://rylandscollections.wordpress.com/2013/02/16/private-books-for-educational-use-the-formation-of-the-northern-congregational-college-library/