Monthly Archives: July 2016

Changes in the library this summer

Exciting changes are underway so here are a list of them with some key dates: 26 July – Extra  study spaces We’ve just had 5 individual study pods and new student workstations installed on L3 (see photos below). When we’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a collection by its title

You could potentially be missing out on a great read or an entertaining DVD if you find the name ‘Education in Literature Collection’ off putting. The criteria for inclusion in the Collection is ‘novels, poetry, plays and DVDs about the … Continue reading

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My Trip to the British Library by Shanaz Durrant

On my regular commute to UCL IOE, I often walk past the British Library and see the queues of people from the public waiting to go in, and whilst I signed up to be a member a few years back, … Continue reading

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A visit to the House of Lords: Teas, Tours and Policy Papers

We are justly proud of our Official Publications Collection here at the Library; our print holdings reflect the development of state education policy since the nineteenth century and of course we continue to preserve and protect born digital government publications through our … Continue reading

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Chancing upon Hayward in the Conway Hall Library

Last week, during a break from working in our basement closed stacks, Sally Perry and I happened upon Conway Hall in Red Lion Square.  It is the Ethical Society’s 1920s HQ and has a gem of a library.  The Library … Continue reading

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Arts and Diversity education resources

I recently received what is perhaps my favourite donation of library books that I have ever received in the 9 years that I have worked at the UCL Institute of Education. The donation of 3 very large boxes of material, … Continue reading

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