Tag Archives: access

Good-bye Education Image Gallery and Film & Sound Online…

  August saw the disappearance of our access to EIG and F&SO as they became part of the new JISC MediaHub. This service has launched as part of a bigger JISC e-collections subscription package which rolls in extra material including … Continue reading

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New British Library webpages for social scientists

The British Library (BL) has recently re-designed its webpages for research support, neatly bringing together all the resources and events likely to be of interest to researchers in the social sciences. As you might expect education features as one of … Continue reading

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A new look for the Web of Knowledge

The Web of Knowledge is launched on a new platform (v5.3) on Sunday 17th July. The IOE subscription to this important citation searching database comprises the Web of Science (1898-present) featuring scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities including the Conference … Continue reading

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A new guide to Athens and more….

Sadly your Athens username will not take you to a real place but is purely for use in the virtual world, but the resources it provides access to are rich beyond measure. If you haven’t yet tried to access resources … Continue reading

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Update on Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA)

Our work on DERA (Digital Education Resource Archive http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/ – launched in February) continues and is attracting some very positive comments from colleagues across the sector which is extremely encouraging. There are now almost 1800 documents in there now, including … Continue reading

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IOE Digital Education Research Archive is launched

For many years now, online publishing has become more and more prevalent, and indeed the preferred mode of publishing for many organisations, including many official bodies. Publications may be freely and easily accessible at the time of publishing, but subsequently … Continue reading

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Five minute interview with… our Deputy Archivist

I asked Becky a few questions about her role. Here’s what she had to say; What does an archivist do? (in a nutshell!) A whole range of things – and that is one of the great attractions about the job. … Continue reading

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Staying on top of official publications

A recent question regarding the availability or otherwise of the Robbins Report into Higher Education from 1963 in digital form on an education librarians’ mailing list highlighted two excellent resources for finding this sort of material. In a way they … Continue reading

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Save Our Libraries Day, 5th February

If you’re reading this post, I’m guessing you agree with the importance of access to library services. Although, as a research library this doesn’t apply to us directly, I feel it’s important to support our close relatives, the public libraries. CILIP … Continue reading

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Reuse of public sector information, now made simpler

The new Open Government Licence makes it easier to reuse public sector information. In terms of the archives, it will simplify the process we go through in order to make research copies of items that come under Crown Copyright, of which we hold a lot. … Continue reading

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