Category Archives: Library and Archives

‘Excavations’ in the IOE’s School Histories Collection

The Newsam Library at the Institute of Education has a large collection of  education institutional histories. These form a discrete collection and provide a rich source of information on individual schools, colleges and universities and their communities across Britain. The … Continue reading

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IBBY’s Silent Books: Wordless picture books speak loud in the library

If you visited the library during September you will have seen, just beyond the Help Point desk, an array of children’s picture books displayed face on. They were of all shapes and sizes, from miniature to massive, and represented many … Continue reading

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Silent Books: a display of wordless picture books from around the world

4-30 September 2017 at the UCL Institute of Education Library, Level 4 The IOE Library, working with IBBY (the International Board on Books for Young People), is bringing the Silent Books collection to UCL. It will be on display in … Continue reading

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Minute Books offer glimpses into the organisation of women teachers at the turn of the 20th Century

Volunteers’ week may be long over but that doesn’t mean we can’t say thank you to our volunteers throughout the rest of the year!  This time I would like to introduce some of the work done by one of our volunteers, Ashley Zuelke, … Continue reading

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How to design your doctoral research: concepts and methodologies (edited by Jon Swain)

There is a new book on the market that is a landmark in the field of designing research, and is an ideal companion for any postgraduate student or early career academic conducting research across education and educational studies. How to design your doctoral research: concepts and methodologies (Sage, 2017) is edited by Jon Swain. Continue reading

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Interruptions to Library Services systems, Monday 31st July – Wednesday 2nd August and Monday 14th August

Several library services will be unavailable for two periods – from Monday 31st July to Wednesday 2nd August (inclusive) and again on Monday 14th August, due to the UCL datacentre migration. Services will be affected at all UCL Libraries (including … Continue reading

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Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004

UCL now has access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004 provides more than 100 years of the Daily Mail newspaper online. As well as the regular edition of the newspaper, the Daily Mail Historical … Continue reading

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