Tag Archives: e-books

Trial access to SAGE Knowledge available to IOE staff and students

We have set up trial access to SAGE Knowledge for all current IOE staff and students. It describes itself as ‘…the premier social science eBook platform’. It contains a huge range of SAGE eBook and eReference content. You will be … Continue reading

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Simplified access to eResources

The Library is simplifying access to our electronic resources. From 1st August 2012 you will be able to access the Library’s subscribed electronic resources within the IOE eLibrary using just your IOE network username and password rather than ATHENS. Our … Continue reading

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Sage Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses

Published this week by Sage: The Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses. It’s intended for research students or any student (Masters, undergraduate too) undertaking a dissertation or thesis, and who wants to consider the implications of the digital turn. There … Continue reading

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Learning and teaching with E-books

At the IOE Learning & Teaching Conference last week I presented a session with two academic colleagues: Esmé Glauert and Clare Bentall.  My part of the session was simply a reminder of the availability of ebooks and how to use … Continue reading

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Visit to the RNIB Research Library

Yesterday I went on a Cpd25 visit to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Research Library.  The sole librarian, Robert Saggers, showed us round (most of the staff who work in the Judd Street building are voluntary, and many … Continue reading

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A new guide to Athens and more….

Sadly your Athens username will not take you to a real place but is purely for use in the virtual world, but the resources it provides access to are rich beyond measure. If you haven’t yet tried to access resources … Continue reading

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Social Media Week

I’ve learned from Twitter that this week is Social Media Week . A story I’ve been following with interest concerns the gender imbalance in Wikipedia and it set me thinking about the balance in traditionally published encyclopedias and other reference books. … Continue reading

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