Monthly Archives: November 2011

Library Catalogue Temporarily Unavailable

We regret that our Library Catalogue is temporarily unavailable due to flooding at the centre where our database is hosted. Every effort is being made to restore the service as quickly as possible. While our catalogue is unavailable, users can check … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30 November 2011

Due to industrial action the Library will close at 5pm on 30 November.

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Renate Simpson donation of books to IOE library

I was recently contacted by the daughter of Renate Simpson, the author of several books in our collection. Her mother has had to move from her London flat, and her family are sorting out good homes for her extensive and … Continue reading

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More UK archive film now online

This month the East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) has completed a major cataloguing and digitisation programme designed to enable wider access to its holdings, and some 200 hours of material is now available online. The EAFA is unusual in that … Continue reading

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Heaven opens its portals to me

  A delightful email exchange today resulted in an outbreak of singing! When at last all the details of enrolment were complete, a wonderfully patient student found she could use the portal and access our electronic resources. Her response was to … Continue reading

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Who next…? : a guide to children’s authors

One of the standard questions that school and children’s librarians get asked is “I enjoyed x, what else can I read?” Well, apart from being one of those questions that can put you on the spot as a librarian, it’s … Continue reading

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SCONUL Access Survey 2011

Do you use other academic libraries? Would you like to? Can you get what you need? The Higher Education library community wants to provide the best possible service to students, researchers and staff who, for all sorts of reasons, wish … Continue reading

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