Tag Archives: DERA

Focus on DERA (Digital Education Resource Archive): School Meals.

The IOE Library has always collected documents published by government and other relevant bodies in the areas of education, training, children, and families. Today, the Official Publications Collection here at the Library is the largest of our special collections and … Continue reading

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A visit to the House of Lords: Teas, Tours and Policy Papers

We are justly proud of our Official Publications Collection here at the Library; our print holdings reflect the development of state education policy since the nineteenth century and of course we continue to preserve and protect born digital government publications through our … Continue reading

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The Ranking of World Repositories: DERA and SSRN

I’ve always been sceptical about league tables and my reaction to rankings of this sort is almost always in direct proportion to where the organisation I am working in is placed.  (In the case of the University World Rankings, the … Continue reading

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With a little more help from our Friends!

Following on from Becky’s blog last week, I would also like to add that the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives AGM, held Tuesday 17th July, was indeed a very enjoyable and well attended event! Since the Archivists and … Continue reading

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ESCalate resources now being added to DERA

Work has begun to add 155 selected full text publications from ESCalate to DERA (the IOE Digital Education Resource Archive). From 2000 to 2011 ESCalate produced and disseminated resources for staff and students in Higher Education and Further Education involved … Continue reading

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Easter Opening Times

The Library will close for Easter at 4.30pm on Wednesday 4 April and will re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 10 April. Our e-resources are available 24/7 throughout the closed period and it might be a good time to explore the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday DERA!

DERA (the Digital Education Resource Archive) is one year old this month. At the time of my first blog post on DERA, on 28th February 2011 we were very proud that we had managed to get over 1000 full text … Continue reading

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