Tag Archives: Digital Education Resource Archive

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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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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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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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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