Tag Archives: Official Publications

A visit to the House of Lords: Teas, Tours and Policy Papers

We are justly proud of our Official Publications Collection here at the Library; our print holdings reflect the development of state education policy since the nineteenth century and of course we continue to preserve and protect born digital government publications through our … Continue reading

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More than just a number (Part 2): Making Administrative Memoranda discoverable

  Back in January I wrote a post  about the work that we have been doing to improve the discoverability of items within our Official Publications collection. That post demonstrated how we used digitisation techniques to unlock the content of some … Continue reading

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More than just a number: bringing the content of Circulars to the surface

I would fully understand if you thought that it’s nigh-on impossible to be enthusiastic about Departmental Circulars; however I’m hoping that that by the end of this post you might share some of the excitement that I feel following the … Continue reading

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A Representation of War and Peace in the Special Collections

The presentation below is on the theme of War and Peace and highlights some of the UCL Institute of Education’s Special Collections. These include: The Historical Comparative Education Collection The History of Education Collection The Grantham Number Ones The Grenfell … Continue reading

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TLC for the Official Publications Collection

Regular readers of our blog will be well aware of how much we prize our special collections. Recently, we decided that some of our Official publications – our collection of government and agency material which ranges from the earliest origins of … Continue reading

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With a little more help from our Friends!

Following on from Becky’s blog last week, I would also like to add that the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives AGM, held Tuesday 17th July, was indeed a very enjoyable and well attended event! Since the Archivists 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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