Monthly Archives: February 2012
The new British Library Sounds website, which replaces the original Archival Sound Recordings site, lets you listen free to some 50,000 tracks of music, spoken word and environmental sounds from the library’s sound archive. For IOE staff and students there is also the … Continue reading
DERA (the Digital Education Resource Archive) is one year old this month. At the time of my first blog post on DERA, on 28th February 2011 we were very proud that we had managed to get over 1000 full text … Continue reading
Wednesday was a pretty special day for me as I managed to get on the Annual Open Day for Librarians and Information officers at the House of Commons Library which is offered to members of the M25 Consortium of Academic … Continue reading
As part of my MA in Museums and Galleries in Education here at the IOE, I am undergoing a placement with the Institute Archives. Having worked voluntarily at the Leeds University Archive and Bury Art Gallery and Museum in Manchester, … Continue reading
Take a look at the new display focussing on resources relating to art in education that can be found in the archive.
I have to stop myself from becoming too evangelical about the British Education Index, but as a librarian and a recent MA student, the BEI is one of the education resources I could not do without (the IOE library catalogue … Continue reading
There’s been a lot of debate about the validity of impact factors over the years (and there have been many attempts to measure impact but none wholly accurate). Just this week on Twitter, the discussion took off again after the … Continue reading