Tag Archives: DERA

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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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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