Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trick or treat?

Anyone for some Kidney’s Shiraz? No, how about some Witches Froth then? If I had to pick one of the Halloween themed recipes from this 1978 Gloucester School calendar I think I’d play it safe and stick with the  gingerbread!  This … Continue reading

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Meta-morphosis: wrestling with Eprints and Calm

Our customisation of Eprints is now tentatively underway. I expected this to be difficult, but didn’t think it would be as hard as it is proving. I was warned that Eprints is notoriously badly documented. There is a Wiki, but … Continue reading

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Group Study Rooms online booking system now available

The Newsam Library has just opened two Group Study Rooms for use by IOE students. Hourly slots are bookable up to a maximum of two hours per group per day. Available slots are coloured green and booked slots are coloured … Continue reading

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New collection guide and gallery – Papers of Sir Fred Clarke

I just finished a new guide on the collection of Sir Fred Clarke, former Director of the IOE. The collection provides an insight into Clarke’s educational interests and ideologies, while also painting a picture of family life for an academic … Continue reading

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Appeal to London teachers – Interested in using primary sources in the classroom?

Are you interested in using primary sources in the classroom but not sure where to start?  Our plan to develop one of our collections as a teaching resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 could be the place to start.  … Continue reading

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Resources that schools can get and we can’t…

Although the Library has a range of audiovisual and other resources available to PGCE students, see for example our Audiovisual Resources Online LibGuide, there are some sources only available to schools which might be worth keeping an eye out for … Continue reading

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On slaveholder societies

You might question whether the country I grew up in still exists: the old Federal Republic of Germany. What has certainly gone is the country a few miles further east: a State socialist experiment known as the Democratic Republic of … Continue reading

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