Monthly Archives: March 2013

The importance of the unique

I was listening to the BBC World Service yesterday and an article on the Boston Calling programme made me think about the importance of items that are completely unique.  The programme talked about how a Japanese photography company are travelling to areas affected … Continue reading

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Demo of Mendeley at the IOE

The following message has been circulated, but in case you’ve missed it, here it is again: John Jardin and Simon Litt from Swets, who represent Mendeley Institutional in the UK, will come and give us a demo of this software … Continue reading

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Google Apps for Education: demo in the Library for PhD students & staff

One of our DEdInt (PhD) students has agreed, at very short notice,  to demonstrate Google Apps for Education to us (and to some of his cohort).  Rab recently won the Apple Distinguished Educator’s Award for Japan and is a expert … Continue reading

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Yes, you can still access the eLibrary this weekend!

This weekend, March 2nd and 3rd, IT Services are performing essential maintenance on the student computer network. All student computer accounts will be unavailable over the weekend.You may be wondering how you will access the rich digital library at the … Continue reading

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The Papers of the White Family

Transcribing the 1897 diary of a London school teacher, Winifred White, has been almost like taking a trip back into the past, providing a fascinating glimpse into day-to-day life in late-Victorian England. 1st January, 1897 sees Winifred a virtual prisoner … Continue reading

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