Tag Archives: DERA

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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Christmas and New Year closure

The Library will close at 4.30 pm on Thursday 22nd December and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2012¬†at 8.30 am. Normal opening hours will then resume. This means IOE students and staff may borrow overnight loans from 12.00 noon on … Continue reading

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DERA article published in ALISS Quarterly

We have had a lot of interest from the library community in the setting up of our Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA). In July, Bernard published an article in July’s issue of Ariadne from a largely technical standpoint. I have … Continue reading

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Library awarded JISC funding: Preserving Official Publications in Education (POPE)

Great news! The library has been awarded JISC funding under Strand B2 of the Digital Infrastructure Portfolio call. It is for a four month project to preserve UK education Official Publications which are currently linked to via the library catalogue … Continue reading

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How DERA was built

I’ve written an article about Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA) which appears in the current issue of Ariadne (no. 67). It describes the impetus which led us to develop the DERA as well as some of the technical and IPR … Continue reading

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Umbrella and Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA)

I attended Umbrella 2011 last week – a conference and exhibition which attracted over 500 delegates from all sectors of the library and information world. I was there with a poster, hoping to spread the word about DERA to a … Continue reading

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