Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dancing in the Library

by Karen Jacobs Don’t know an entrechat from a grand jeté? Never heard of a time-step or contemplated wearing leg-warmers? If you’ve never have any dance training or even if you have some experience, teaching dance in schools can appear … Continue reading

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Can you help…?

Whilst looking through the archive of Basil Bernstein I came across this photograph. There’s something about it that I love, but there’s one problem – just who is the man on the left?! If you know who he is we’d … Continue reading

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Library Book Sale

Several years ago, we discovered that a commercial bookseller had acquired a huge collection of education related books that had originally formed part of the book collection at the Board of Education/Ministry of Education and successor organisations (the collection ranges … Continue reading

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A new home for the Archivists

Regulars to the library would have noticed that in the last week a new office has popped up on level 4. As part of the library works that started last year, and due to a year on year increase in … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

  I’m just back from a wee trip down memory lane, thanks to a folder of correspondence between the NUWT and the International Bureau of Education.  Where did I go? Back to fond memories of childhood reading.  It was fun … Continue reading

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A new guide to Athens and more….

Sadly your Athens username will not take you to a real place but is purely for use in the virtual world, but the resources it provides access to are rich beyond measure. If you haven’t yet tried to access resources … Continue reading

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Angles of research using Archive Collections

Yesterday, in-between moving office (yay!), I catalogued a folder of correspondence which reminded me of all the different types of research archives can be used for.  The correspondence was between the NUWT and the National Institute of Houseworkers (NIH).  The … Continue reading

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School Histories Project Open Days

By Shirley Franklin Dates Wed 29th June 2011   10.00 – 2.00 pm Mon 4th July 2011       2.00 – 6.00 pm Venue In the Library, Institute of Education The Library now has a fascinating School Histories Collection – a unique collection … Continue reading

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Full text Articles via Google Scholar

Our link resolver now offers links to full text content (subscribed and open access) within Google Scholar both on and off campus. If the full text of your search result is available online, a link to ‘Full Text from IOE’ will … Continue reading

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A ‘Travelling Caravan Kitchen’

Call me nostalgic but there is something just so wonderful about a letter – and by that I mean a real, honest to goodness handwritten, hand addressed letter. I’ve had many a conversation with archivists and other paper enthusiasts who’ve … Continue reading

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