Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Research supervisors and information literacy”

A report commissioned by the Research Information Network (RIN) on the role of research supervisors in information literacy has just been published. I hope to highlight the findings of this report at the first research supervisors training session in mid-November.  … Continue reading

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Out of the dark…

By guest blogger, Beverley. The Literature Collection has now emerged from its temporary home on trolleys under the stairs on Level 3. It is now shelved at the far end of the room that houses the School Histories Collection. This … Continue reading

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LGBT resource guide now available

The positive response to Sean’s “Queering the school” display inspired us to put together a resource guide covering material available in the IOE library and archive, and pointers to where you can find relevant resources elsewhere If you’re interested, you can pick it up in … Continue reading

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Student life at the IOE 1930s style

Yesterday afternoon some members of Archives for London (AfL) came to visit the archives to find out more about what we do. Once we’d had a chat over coffee, introduced our collections and talked about the work we do on … Continue reading

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Book Citation Index

Two new datasets based on book citations have been added to Web of Science (WoS), and mean that the previous citation gap for this type of material will be increasingly filled. The Library has taken up an offer from suppliers, … Continue reading

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New education e-journal backfiles now available

More access to e-journals is a popular request from Library users. The Library has responded by acquiring two backfile collections of education e-journals from publishers Wiley-Blackwell and Sage. The backfile from Wiley-Blackwell consists of 27 titles, which amounts to over … Continue reading

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Tales in and out of school

We’ve recently added to stock two very different DVD compilations looking at young people and schooling in Britain. Featuring films from the 1950s and early 1960s by John Krish, ‘A day in the life’ takes a classic documentary view, while … Continue reading

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