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1930s Prospectuses of Teacher Training Colleges

I came back to work from a short break to find a newly deposited collection on my desk – the collection of prospectuses dating from the 1930s from various Teacher Training Colleges which were part of the British and Foreign … Continue reading

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“Research supervisors and information literacy”

A report commissioned by the Research Information Network (RIN) on the role of research supervisors in information literacy has just been published. I hope to highlight the findings of this report at the first research supervisors training session in mid-November.  … Continue reading

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LGBT resource guide now available

The positive response to Sean’s “Queering the school” display inspired us to put together a resource guide covering material available in the IOE library and archive, and pointers to where you can find relevant resources elsewhere If you’re interested, you can pick it up in … Continue reading

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Twitter for researchers

This Friday, on the ‘Information and Literature Searching’ course, we will be discussing ways in which the micro-blogging site Twitter can help PhD students keep abreast of research in their area.  It is for this reason that the blog post … Continue reading

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Introducing the Research Support & Special Collections Librarian

This is my first blog post on Newsam News as Research Support and Special Collections Librarian since joining the IOE’s Newsam Library in August this year. Let me begin by introducing myself . . . . I was born in … Continue reading

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New – catalogue for collection of photographs relating to history of education and school buildings

I recently finished cataloguing a collection of photographs brought together by the Architects’ and Buildings Branch (c1949-1993). The Branch was a department of the Ministry of Education and were originally involved  in building much needed schools after WW2 , but continued to operate for over … Continue reading

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