Monthly Archives: November 2011

Finding the unexpected

A quiet (and rather dreary) Monday afternoon calls for some cataloguing – a bit of a luxury at the moment! I’m currently listing the records of the English Section of the New Education Fellowship (later the World Education Fellowship). The files … Continue reading

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Ex-Service Students at the London Day Training College

Last year one of our volunteers wrote a post about the impact of the First World War on staff at the London Day Training College (as the Institute was then called). During the war a number of staff signed up, … Continue reading

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Looking for online audiovisual resources?

It’s very tempting to go to Google, but the Library has access to several major resource collections which come with the assurance that the material is cleared for educational use. One of these resources is SCRAN, which is part of … Continue reading

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DERA article published in ALISS Quarterly

We have had a lot of interest from the library community in the setting up of our Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA). In July, Bernard published an article in July’s issue of Ariadne from a largely technical standpoint. I have … Continue reading

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Databases unavailable on Sunday 6th November

Proquest, who host a number of our online databases will be carrying out infrastructure maintenance this weekend so some of our databases, including British Education Index (BEI) and IBSS, will not be available from 2.00 am to 2.00 pm on Sunday … Continue reading

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New books in the Library

The Newsam Library doesn’t have a physical new books shelf, but you can still see the flow of new material being added to the IOE library catalogue here. The lists are normally in reverse publication date order – ie the most recent … Continue reading

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