Author Archives: UCL Institute of Education Library and Archives

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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New discovery service launched today

The IOE Library Search service has just be launched for Beta testing. This aims to save users time by providing a way of searching across multiple resources in one place. These include: The Library Catalogue The Archives Catalogue IOE EPrints … Continue reading

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LILAC… not a plant but living and lively

LILAC (for those of you who believe librarians are grey creatures) stands for Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference and LILAC is celebrating its 10th anniversary at Shefffield Hallam University from 23-25 April. After two days of sessions and one to … Continue reading

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‘Oh, To Be In England, Now That April’s There’ – Robert Browning

April 23rd is St George’s day and is also regarded as Shakespeare’s birthday. A good month then to read a novel set in England. There are plenty to choose from in the ‘Literature in Education Collection’. The classics are well … Continue reading

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In honour of Open Education Week, a LibGuide on Open Education Resources

As it is Open Education week, I thought it was time to finalize our latest LibGuide – Open Education: OER and OA . OA and OER are ‘buddies’ (!) as you can see from the image below taken from the … Continue reading

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Got a question?

What?   ‘Effective literature searching’ lunchtime sessions Who can attend?   anyone with a search query or concern Where?   Library Teaching Room, Level 4 Library When?  12.30 – 1.30 on 19th & 26th March, 30th April and 7th May Whether you’ve got a 20,000 … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day is a day to remember the millions of people killed both in the Holocaust – 27 January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp – and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Viewing !

The double Christmas/ New Year issue of the TV. listing magazines are now on sale. If your heart sinks upon perusing them, do not despair. The Library has a variety of films for loan which can be found in the … Continue reading

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EID in Paris

Last week, I accompanied  Education and International Development (EID) MA students for three of their five-day, annual study trip to Paris.  On the 13th and 14th of November, we visited the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), we had time to search for … Continue reading

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BBC archives for teaching and research

The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) is currently working with Jisc and the BBC to establish which programmes and other items (e.g. documentation, photographs and sheet music) from the BBC archives would be of greatest value for the … Continue reading

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