Category Archives: Library and Archives

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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IOE Library – food survey results

  In April we asked users of the IOE Library if they thought cold food should be allowed in the IOE library. Traditionally food and drink have not been allowed in academic libraries. However, more and more libraries are beginning … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week, our two wonderful volunteers, Ashley Zuelke and Teodora Lazar,  both UCL students, write about the work they are doing on the Clarke Collection held at the Institute of Education Library. Ashley Zuelke: Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue reading

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Advanced notice of works on Level 3 of the Library commencing 12th June 2017

One of the biggest challenges we face as a library is space and how to manage it to best suit the needs of all of our users. Many of you will have noted how busy we have been over the … Continue reading

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The Early Years of the BBC’s Broadcasts to Schools

One could say that ‘wireless education’ in the form of radio broadcasts to schools was the first type of ‘distance learning’ in the UK. With a mission ‘to inform, educate and entertain’, the broadcasts began with an experimental radio broadcast to … Continue reading

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