Posted by LibeRaCe on September 7, 2010
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An excellent example of both an innovate teaching pedagogy and an inspiring citizenship project.
Could our students rise to the challenge?
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Posted by LibeRaCe on June 14, 2010
The Red Cross celebrates its 140th year this Summer.
You can read or listen to Judy Stokes’ facinating story covering her 70 years of volunteer work for the organisation.
To find out more in the library about about the issues raised go to :
Volunteering or shelf 361.37
First Aid or shelf 616.0252
World War II or shelf 914.084
Citizenship or shelf 323.6
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Posted by LibeRaCe on July 13, 2009
This excellent website allows you to access historical maps and statistical information about your local area in the 19th and 20th centuries through postcode and placename searches. You also have access to travel writing from as far back as the 1190′s – the Rough Guides of their day! This inlcudes the Giraldus Cambrensis tour through Wales.
You can zoom into the maps for more detail and the Statistical Atlas tab gives you a great overview of life in the UK through the decades under headings like Langauge & Learning, Employment and Social Structure. There are interactive online tutorials under the Learning Resources tab, such as the history of census taking, which help you to get the most from the site. This is a valuable social research tool that gives access to many previously unpublished resources.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on June 22, 2009
The archives of Gala, Miner’s and Crystal, three cosmetics companies operating during and after the Second World War have been digitised and made freely accessible through the VADS website.
The archives are a valuable resource for the study of the history of cosmetics, advertising photography, fashion promotion and women in the Second World War.
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