Monthly Archives: May 2012
If you’re visiting the Institute of Education, University of London anytime soon you’ll get to see the exhibition I’ve put up in the foyer space outside the library. The exhibition is to highlight my work cataloguing the records of the National … Continue reading
Launched this month is a digitised collection of films produced for the British Council in the 1940s. Insights to a different era, both of documentary film making, but also how we presented ourselves to the outside world. Lots of great material however … Continue reading
The Library has another three-month trial of Thomson Reuter’s ‘Book Citation Index’ in the ‘Web of Knowledge’ (WoK). The Book Citation Index (BKCI) does exactly what the journal citation indexes do, in that it maintains a count of the number of … Continue reading
Ooh, I’m a bad blogger. I really meant to give some updates on things I came across in the records of the Colonial Department, but realised the other day that I’ve almost finished with them now, but forgot to write anything. … Continue reading
Rozz Evans and I have just finished teaching a one-week, intensive ‘Information & Literature Searching’ course for the MPhil/PhD students. The students (13 in total) who attended the course were introduced to LibGuides and LibAnswers, the Newsam Library’s new information … Continue reading
The Library will be open for current card holders only from 11.00 – 20.00 on Monday 7 May. There will be no Membership or Enquiry service.