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‘A photograph album rather than a snapshot’: the CLS Wellcome project

The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the UCL Institute of Education is home to the national birth cohort studies, three of the oldest, largest and most important longitudinal studies in the world. Beginning in 1958, the studies have followed … Continue reading

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Where to find the Eskimos

Well, the Eskimos live in the Arctic… but how do you find books and films about them in your library and online? Some librarian has to put the word in the right place for you so that it pops up … Continue reading

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My first experience of cataloguing…

By Katherine Doyle I am a UCL student on the MA Archives and Records Management course; I am at the Institute of Education’s Archive for two weeks to get some experience of cataloguing.  On my first day I was presented … Continue reading

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A school trip BFES style

I’m currently cataloguing the records of the BFES/SCEA, an organisation established after the Second World War to provide education to the children of British Forces’ personnel stationed in Germany and around the world. The collection is full of teachers’ recollections … Continue reading

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