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Godfrey Thomson: the man who tested Scotland’s IQ TAGS: | This absolutely splendid and superbly mounted exhibition on the life, work and legacy of educational researcher, Professor Godfrey Thomson (1881-1955), has just opened in the Exhibition Hall of the University’s Main Library in George Square. …Continue reading →

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Lynda.com: now launched! Following its recent ‘soft launch’, Lynda.com, a new service that provides access to an extensive library of high quality video courses in technology, creative and business skills, is now available for …Continue reading →

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Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: 18th century prose TAGS: | | We now have access to the 18th century prose module of the splendid Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO), which  provides full-text access to several hundred authoritative Oxford editions of major …Continue reading →

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Current Library Exhibitions A reminder that there are a couple of exhibitions taking place in the Main Library that you may wish to check out!

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Media Hopper TAGS: | If you have not already done so, do check out our new media asset management solution – Media Hopper – a new service that puts video at the heart of teaching, …Continue reading →

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On trial: ImageQuest TAGS: The Library has trial access – until the end of June – to ImageQuest, a unique collection of over 3,000,000 rights-cleared images from 59 of the world’s image houses.

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New resource from Past Masters: The Collected Works of John Dewey, 1882-1953 TAGS: | | | | The Library has purchased a further electronic resource from the Past Masters series in the shape of the collected works of the American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer, John Dewey. 

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New! Ancient commentators on Aristotle TAGS: | | The Library is in the process of obtaining the complete collection of these ancient Greek commentaries on Aristotle, which were originally gathered together and edited in the series Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca (CAG). The …Continue reading →

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Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online: trial access now available TAGS: | We now have trial access – until 13th June 2016 – to Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online. Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online presents linguistic maps selected from various atlases and other publications …Continue reading →

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Illustrated London News: trial access now available TAGS: We now have trial online access – until 20th May 2016 – to the Historical Archive of the famous Illustrated London News, which covers the entire run from the inaugural edition of May …Continue reading →

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