Tag Archives: international

Not just presents

I know Christmas stuff has been in the shops for ages, so this contribution to the December event might seem a little late, but don’t forget to check the Curriculum Resources collection for primary classroom seasonal fare. This year how … Continue reading

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Europe on Screen

Launched in the UK last Friday, an EU-funded project now provides access to Europe’s television heritage. EUscreen aims to promote the use of television content to explore Europe’s rich and diverse cultural history. Ultimately there will be access to over 30,000 … Continue reading

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Doing a dissertation?

Digging, delving and drilling down for that elusive information to create 20,000 fascinating words? If so, for reliable and specific research, you’re going to have to go beyond Google and start digging in databases. As librarians, we usually advise a search … Continue reading

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OECD iLibrary

Barbara Sakarya, our International and Comparative Collections Librarian, was telling me recently about the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which had published the PISA 2009 results. These triennial surveys of key competencies of 15-year-old students in OECD member countries … Continue reading

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A mini-education library at your fingertips

We’re all used to zipping around Google and finding bits on Wikipedia, but when is the last time you’ve actually opened up a print encyclopedia? Forget the dusty old tomes of the past crammed with information A to Z and … Continue reading

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