Tag Archives: eResources

British Council Films

Launched this month is a digitised collection of films produced for the British Council in the 1940s. Insights to a different era, both of documentary film making, but also how we presented ourselves to the outside world. Lots of great material however … Continue reading

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Try the Book Citation Index

The Library has another three-month trial of Thomson Reuter’s ‘Book Citation Index’ in the ‘Web of Knowledge’ (WoK).  The Book Citation Index (BKCI) does exactly what the journal citation indexes do, in that it maintains a count of the number of … Continue reading

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BBC Northern Ireland’s Chronicle goes online

And before we go any further, let’s be clear this is the BBC NI news programme not the history/archaeology series of the same name! The Library has signed up for access to a unique collection of BBC news material allowing … Continue reading

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Service Interruptions #2

Please note the following service interruptions scheduled for this weekend – ProQuest (BEI, ERIC, ASSIA etc) – Sunday, 25th March at 03:00 until Sunday, 25th March at 15:00 (postponed from last weekend). UK Data Archive (Census.ac.uk Portal, CDU, CIDER, SARs etc) … Continue reading

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Service Interruptions

Please note the following service interruptions scheduled for this weekend – ProQuest (BEI, ERIC, ASSIA etc) – Sunday, 18th March at 02:00 until Sunday, 18th March at 14:00. SciVerse  (ScienceDirect eJournals) – Saturday, 17th March at 12:30 until Sunday, 18th March at 01:30. Apologies … Continue reading

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British Library boosts its online sound content

The new British Library Sounds website, which replaces the original Archival Sound Recordings site, lets you listen free to some 50,000 tracks of music, spoken word and environmental sounds from the library’s sound archive. For IOE staff and students there is also the … Continue reading

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Database news

The recent upgrade to the new ProQuest platform has resulted in the following enhancements – Lingering problems with the ERIC thesaurus have now been resolved. A new ‘Education Level’ limit can now be applied within advanced search in ERIC. Direct links … Continue reading

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A new look for British Education Index

British Education Index, ERIC and Australian Education Index are now available to IOE students and staff on the new ProQuest Professional Platform. Access to over 20 other leading datasets including Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA), International Bibliography of … Continue reading

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EndNote X5

EndNote X5 for Windows has just been released with some great new features also summarised in this short video. Enhancements include – Automatic transfer of references AND file attachments between desktop EndNote and EndNote Web. Viewing and annotating attached PDFs within the library window. Automated update to existing … Continue reading

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EndNote News

EndNote X4 has been installed on all IOE student machines and staff can request an upgrade via the Computer Helpdesk. This latest release features a number of very useful enhancements including automated PDF import and record creation, a much improved … Continue reading

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