Monthly Archives: April 2012

Cheers to Brno students

While it is comforting to know that universities around the world are busy with the serious business of educating the next generation,  it is also fun to consider some of the novel ideas in education. For example, in the Social Studies Library … Continue reading

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Spires inside

I mentioned spires in a previous blog from Brno in an attempt to show that libraries can inspire from the inside. What I didn’t expect to find were actual, physical spires (although they appear to be upside down)  as seen … Continue reading

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Spires in Brno

I got a bit obsessed with doors during a visit to Finland last year. This year in the Czech Republic, I’m getting a bit fixated with turrets, towers, steeples and spires. Although I really admire these high-rise additions, it has … Continue reading

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Event: Remembering London Lives Friday 18th May

Remembering London Lives: Going to School in London London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, EC1R 0HB Friday 18 May 2012 10am-3.30pm FREE EVENT—PLEASE BOOK IN ADVANCE To book call: 020 7332 3851 or email ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk Come along to this joint event … Continue reading

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Why MUST?

So here we are — about 30 of us from over 20 countries — at Masaryk University in Brno,  Czech Republic for MUST. Brno is known as the ‘city of universities’, and with a population of less than 400,000, it … Continue reading

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School Histories project packs no longer available in print

The demand for the teaching pack developed as part of our HLF funded School Histories project has been great and all the print copies have now been sent out. We won’t be getting anymore in print format, but it is … Continue reading

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Erasmus visits can open doors

I’ll be blogging this week (23-27 April) from Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic where I’ll be attending an Erasmus International Office and Library Training week. For those who do not know about Erasmus, it is the European Union’s educational … Continue reading

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