Future Teacher

Future Teacher is a themed programme that focuses on the big issues and the range of new technologies that will have an impact on teaching over the next few years.  

These interactive and informative sessions offer opportunities for discussion as well as practical help for getting started with a range of tools and technologies.

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Luther’s Werke (Weimarer Ausgabe)

martin-lutherMartin Luther (1483-1546) is a central figure in the development of European culture, not only as a result of his religious influence but also for his contribution to the establishment of the High German language.

The Library now has trial access – until the end of November – to Luthers Werke (Weimarer Ausgabe).  Continue reading

Philosopher’s Index with Full-Text

The Philosopher’s Index is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy, and is a resource to which Library have users have had access for some time.

The Philosopher’s Information Center has partnered with EBSCO to create a new, full-text version of this highly regarded database, temporary access to which is now available! Continue reading

Godfrey Thomson: the man who tested Scotland’s IQ

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.

Curated by Professor Ian Deary of the School of PPLS, this very rich and rewarding exhibition will certainly merit more than one visit. It features a range of fascinating artefacts from the University’s fairly recently acquired Godfrey Thomson Archive and provides a great insights into the life and work of this most remarkable man.

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Oxford Scholarly Editions Online: 18th century prose

We now have access to the 18th century prose module of the splendid Oxford OSEO booksScholarly Editions Online (OSEO), which  provides full-text access to several hundred authoritative Oxford editions of major English works from  the humanities written between 1485 and 1830, and has a wide-ranging subject coverage that includes philosophy and linguistics. Continue reading