Monthly Archives: March 2012

A hidden corner in the Library

If you’re looking for a quiet place to study in the Library, you may not be aware of the area just beyond the computer rooms which contains the School Histories Collection.  This study space is relatively unused, perhaps because it … Continue reading

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Isabel Fry descibes an encounter with soldiers returning from Dunkirk

Sometimes it can be frustrating to catalogue archives that are so interesting that there just isn’t enough time to capture the subtleties. I found this entry in Isabel Fry’s diary from 1940 and feel it really gives a feel for the moment, … Continue reading

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Open Education Week

I’m an animation enthusiast, and have been known to be asked about copyright on occasion, so half-way through Open Education Week it was nice to come across this engaging video,  Turning a Resource into an Open Educational Resource, from the OER IPR Support Team. … Continue reading

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Finns and education

The announcement of a forthcoming seminar at the Institute, being presented jointly by the IOE, the Finnish Institute in London, the Finnish Embassy, and the University of Helsinki, reminded me that there is also American interest in the success of … Continue reading

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