Tag Archives: IOE LibGuides

Shock, horror … no money for some libraries

Informally when I visit other libraries, I view lean, striking modern designs or historic, revered rooms that are well-stocked and proudly displayed. In contrast, during my visit here in Lisbon, it was a bit of a shock to visit the … Continue reading

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SAFER Research Journey

UCL has welcomed students with a list of 11 Things to start your UCL Journey. Fittingly, one of these 11 ‘things’ is getting to know the library. We realise in the library that the journey of research can be a … Continue reading

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Migrating to IOE LibGuides 2.0

Summer 2016 will be a time of transition at the UCL Institute of Education Library as we aim to enrich the user experience both in the library and online. One key change involves IOE LibGuides. Since 2012, we have used LibGuides to support … Continue reading

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Black educationalists and the George Padmore Institute

The George Padmore Institute (GPI) is an amazing archive, largely concerned with the publications and activism of John La Rose (27 December 1927 – 28 February 2006), the Caribbean poet, campaigner, educator and publisher. New Beacon Books was founded in … Continue reading

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New guides for a new landscape

    ‘Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner’ (CILIP 2004). The Alexandria Proclamation adds that information literacy is ‘a basic … Continue reading

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International Education Week 2012

International Education Week runs from the 12th to the 16th of November and the theme for this year is ‘Use your voice’. Each day, the BBC World Class in partnership with the British Council, will be running live debates allowing schools to tell … Continue reading

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New collection guide available – Amelia Fysh proponent of inclusive education

We’ve just published a new guide on the archives of Amelia Fysh, a teacher working after the Second World War who developed inclusive education for children with disabilities at the nursery school she ran. The guide provides an overview of … Continue reading

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