Monthly Archives: July 2012

With a little more help from our Friends!

Following on from Becky’s blog last week, I would also like to add that the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives AGM, held Tuesday 17th July, was indeed a very enjoyable and well attended event! Since the Archivists and … Continue reading

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With a little help from our Friends

This week was the AGM of the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives. We’ve been active since 2003 but this year was probably our most lively meeting yet. As well as our Friends our new Friends Committee was also … Continue reading

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British Library’s Social Welfare Portal launched

I was very pleased to be invited to the soft launch of the British Library’s new Social Welfare Portal. Apart from being a very nice occasion, it was great to see a demo of the portal. It’s taken a lot … Continue reading

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Meta-morphosis: building a framework for electronic ingest

As more and more people and organisations create their archives in electronic form, we have recently been spending a lot of time working on the best way to accept and store them. The new Meta-morphosis project has been funded by … Continue reading

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Responses to ‘The Hargreaves Review’ now available

The Intellectual Property Office recently published a summary of responses from interested parties to the Government’s Review of Intellectual Property and Growth (the “Hargreaves Review“). Respondents included representative bodies, private companies, independent media professionals, the legal profession and other interested individuals. … Continue reading

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Trial access to SAGE Knowledge available to IOE staff and students

We have set up trial access to SAGE Knowledge for all current IOE staff and students. It describes itself as ‘…the premier social science eBook platform’. It contains a huge range of SAGE eBook and eReference content. You will be … Continue reading

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Simplified access to eResources

The Library is simplifying access to our electronic resources. From 1st August 2012 you will be able to access the Library’s subscribed electronic resources within the IOE eLibrary using just your IOE network username and password rather than ATHENS. Our … Continue reading

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