Alexandra Newman recently completed an MSc in Book History at the University of Edinburgh and has started another MSc in Information Management at the University of Glasgow. Before starting her collection of Scottish Master’s Degrees, Alexandra completed her BA in Linguistics at the University of Kansas. While at Edinburgh, she has facilitated several workshops and colloquia about medieval illuminated manuscripts. She earned an ABA Scholarship to attend the London Rare Book School, and completed courses in the medieval book and provenance in books. Alexandra works part-time in an Edinburgh antiquarian bookshop, and enjoys spending most of her paychecks on shop merchandise.