Tag Archives: audiovisual resources

BBC’s Knowledge & Learning website

Arriving over the coming months is a new website from the BBC to support learning and teaching. Building on the already invaluable material available for classroom use, the refreshed site, currently in beta, will bring together factual and learning content … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton – the Beckenham years

Just added to our stock is a new DVD on the early life of children’s author Enid Blyton. Produced by Footprint Productions in Bromley, this production looks at the formative years of the woman who would later go on to … Continue reading

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Moving Image Gateway – a source of inspiration?

The Moving Image Gateway, hosted by the  British Universities Film & Video Council, links to over 1,300 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. Check out the latest additions, browse using the subject links (including Education) or try the search function. Also included are … Continue reading

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Audiovisual citation – a research project & user survey

A colleague recently remarked that there were around 2,000 citation formats available in EndNote. One major area of weakness in all of the current citation systems has been the citation of audiovisual media, whether in physical, broadcast, or online forms. … Continue reading

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Resources that schools can get and we can’t…

Although the Library has a range of audiovisual and other resources available to PGCE students, see for example our Audiovisual Resources Online LibGuide, there are some sources only available to schools which might be worth keeping an eye out for … Continue reading

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British Library boosts its online sound content

The new British Library Sounds website, which replaces the original Archival Sound Recordings site, lets you listen free to some 50,000 tracks of music, spoken word and environmental sounds from the library’s sound archive. For IOE staff and students there is also the … Continue reading

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Looking for online audiovisual resources?

It’s very tempting to go to Google, but the Library has access to several major resource collections which come with the assurance that the material is cleared for educational use. One of these resources is SCRAN, which is part of … Continue reading

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