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.
The RDM Forum is a newly created platform that brings together from across the University researchers and research & IT support staff whose role involves helping academics in managing their research data. Continue reading
Some news of a few more databases currently on trial from ProQuest until the end of November. While not directly related to PPLS subject areas, there is still much that will be of general interest to many of you, with lots of great reading on offer!
Martin 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
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
On Tuesday, 11th October 2016 the University’s Main Library will once again be running a Wikipedia editathon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016.
This is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Continue reading
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.
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 staff and students of the University.
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 English works from the humanities written between 1485 and 1830, and has a wide-ranging subject coverage that includes philosophy and linguistics. Continue reading