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Education at Alexander Street Press – new e-resource

logo We have added Education at Alexander Street Press to our catalogue and A-Z list.

UK-based Teachers TV has been producing instructional videos since 2008 and was government funded until the site closed down in 2011. Alexander Street Press has licensed this material and is pleased to make it available free to all libraries in the UK and Ireland.

Education at Alexander Street Press focuses on the development and training of teachers. Content includes primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms, demonstrations, lectures, and documentaries to help both new and experienced teachers develop their abilities to teach, mentor, understand, and communicate with students of all levels of need  and a list of the titles available in this collection is available here.

Further information about our databases can be found at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases



Trial access to Digital Theatre Plus

Digital_Theatre_Plus_logoWe have trial access to Digital Theatre Plus until the 20th December.  This resource offers 54 high-definition films of acclaimed British theatre productions, 100 interviews with UK’s leading actors and directors revealing how theatre professionals transform text into live performance, as well as study guides written by experts in drama providing in-depth analysis and interpretation of dramatic writing and language.

A list of the productions on Digital Theatre Plus  and a preview clip is also available.

Feedback and further info

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A list of all trials currently available to University of Edinburgh staff and students can be found on our trials webpage.