Monthly Archives: September 2010

E-books take off!

Our e-book collection is growing rapidly as more publishers come on board and readers recognise the benefits of digital access. E-books can be found on our library catalogue in the usual way, but you will need your Athens account details to … Continue reading

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“It was worth it…”

That at least was the verdict from an ex-member of 8HJ at Hertswood School as quoted in the school’s newsletter when asked about Professor Dylan Wiliam’s Classroom Experiment. The two-part programme was broadcast this week on BBC2, and is now … Continue reading

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The Primary Curriculum that never was…

In January 2008, the then Secretary of State for Education, Ed Balls asked Sir Jim Rose to lead an independent review of the Primary national curriculum. This was an enormous undertaking – views were collected from over 1500 organisations, local … Continue reading

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New Archive exhibition in foyer

Every term the Institute’s archivists bring you a new display in the Bedford Way foyer. The displays are usually based on one of our 120 archive collections. This term we are focussing on the Photographic Archive of the Architects and … Continue reading

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IOE Institutional Repository full text downloads

August was the busiest month so far for full text downloads from the IOE Institutional Repository .  The IOE IR now contains about 6000 references and almost 1000 full texts.  In total there have been 43,381 downloads.  IOE staff who … Continue reading

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Newly published research

You will probably have heard in the news about the recent Department for Education report, “Practitioners’ Experiences of the Early Years Foundation Stage”, which was written by colleagues here at the IOE. You can find this report on the Library … Continue reading

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Simpler access to e-content coming soon

The library has bought the well-known Ex Libris link resolver SFX. We are currently working on implementing it. It’s a very useful tool which will take you to the full text of the item you are looking (if we have … Continue reading

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