Tag Archives: Official Publications

Staying on top of official publications

A recent question regarding the availability or otherwise of the Robbins Report into Higher Education from 1963 in digital form on an education librarians’ mailing list highlighted two excellent resources for finding this sort of material. In a way they … 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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UK Government Spending Review 2010

The Chancellor set out the UK Government’s four-year public spending plans in the Spending Review 2010 at 12:30 on 20 October 2010.  Spending Review 2010 is available from TSO’s Official Documents website at: http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm79/7942/7942.asp and through the Library Catalogue. You … Continue reading

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Reuse of public sector information, now made simpler

The new Open Government Licence makes it easier to reuse public sector information. In terms of the archives, it will simplify the process we go through in order to make research copies of items that come under Crown Copyright, of which we hold a lot. … Continue reading

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