Posted by LibeRaCe on September 21, 2012
**New for Term 1**
Get your FREE tickets for the first screening of the new lunch time film club in Coleg Llandrillo, Rhos Site.
Thursday 27th September @12.00 in K18, Bodnant Building
Miyazaki’s Spirited Away – Part1
Ask at the main Library issue desk for more details. Limited numbers of tickets available.
ID cards & tickets for Part 1 will be valid for the Part 2 screening on 4th October!
See reviews of this film here
See a trailer on YouTube here
Learn more about the creator here and here
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Posted by LibeRaCe on January 25, 2011
Jenna Jefferson a BTEC Science student has received a merit award for her effective use of the Autology online resource, for the month of November 2010.
She has made excellent use of the over £3000 worth of resources that are available to each student who has access to Autology.
Jenna said ‘She has found the Autology resource very useful for her course work”. Jenna is pictured below receiving her certificate and prize from Library Manager Dr Andrew Eynon.
Autology is the world’s first ‘Sat Nav for Study, created for students aged 11-18. It is used by students in College and at home, at their own pace, to improve their results – helping with coursework and revision.
Autology combines a unique Online Library, filled with thousands of high-quality resources for students with intelligent, pro-active Research Assistant Tools that help students instantly access all the relevant information they need
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Posted by LibeRaCe on September 6, 2010
This months title is the Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey.
Click here to learn more about the author
Click here to see reviews of the book
Take a look at the links below to find out more about the historical setting of the novel!
The Richard the Third Society - to restore the reputation of Richard III! Also has good information on the War of the Roses and Britain in the 15th Century.
BBC British History Timelines - explore the history of Britain and the political setting of the book with the BBC.
War of the Roses.com – excellent overview of the period including the battles and personalities involved.
Channel 4 History – the ‘real’ story of Perkin Warbeck. Also has links to the Channel 4 programme ‘Britians Real Monarch’.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on September 3, 2010
This short video from Teachers TV aims to help you balance your demands and teaching needs to develop an inspirational pedagogy.
click here to start video
This video is part of a series called Boost Your Teaching, which also has additional resources available.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on September 2, 2010
We now have access to the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive Online through ATHENs in the library. To log in, click on the link above and type in your ATHENs password.
If you do not have an ATHENs password, please contact the library.
Access to this collection has been provided by JISC Collections and you can click here for a full list of the all journals.
The main topics include:
- Arts and Humanities
- Social Sciences
- archive only resources
- online journals
- research materials
- reference works
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Posted by LibeRaCe on March 29, 2010
The Aur Pur/Pure Gold promotion has been running for the last three years in North Wales public libraries but, this year FE and HE colleges are involved, including Coleg Llandrillo library.
The aim of the promotion is to show the wide range of stimulating books available free of charge for readers in libraries in Wales, and has been funded from the Welsh Assembly Government’s National Marketing Strategy for Libraries.
Librarians from Estyn Allan y Gogledd, the reader development network, have chosen twelve books, all from Wales but which take the reader to many different places.
Back Home, Bethan Darwin
The Schoolboy, Holly Howitt
Mrs D’Silva’s Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta, Glen Peters
Tag, Stephen May
My Little Armalite, James Hawes
Flint, Margaret Redfern
Mr Blaidd, Llwyd Owen
Man Esgyrn, Sian Owen
Hi a fi, Eigra Lewis Roberts
Haf o Hyd, Geraint Lewis
Naw Mis, Caryl Lewis
Alias Myth a Jones, Dafydd Huws
Call into the library, Rhos site, to pick up any of the titles above. You can also now write a review of the books for the student online reading group – Blog Off and Read!
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Posted by LibeRaCe on March 1, 2010
Coleg Llandrillo Students can take part in an “Ask The Poet” video conference session on the 2nd of March with Gillian Clarke and on the 4th of March with Mererid Hopwood to celebrate World Book Day 2010. Please contact the ITW on ext.349 if you would like your students to attend!
Tuesday 2 March
1000 – 1100 Gillian Clarke
As well as writing poetry Gillian Clarke is a playwright and translator. In 1990 she co-founded Ty Newydd, the writers’ centre in North Wales. She teaches creative writing to children and adults, and gives readings and lectures. Gillian Clarke’s work has been translated into ten languages. Gillian is the national poet of Wales.
Thursday 4 March
1000 – 1100 Mererid Hopwood
Mererid Hopwood shot to prominence in Wales in 2001 when she became the first woman ever to win the prestigious Chair at the National Eisteddfod. She has since won the National Crown and continues to be in great demand as a poet, tutor and television presenter.
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