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Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

STEM elibrary

Posted by LibeRaCe on April 5, 2012

The elibrary of the UK National STEM Centre offers support for teachers of science, technology, engineering and medicine.

The elibrary holds an invaluable collection of online resources on STEM subjects and a community area where teachers can make their own resource lists and review material.


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Living Books About Life

Posted by LibeRaCe on April 4, 2012

Living Books About Life is a collection of open access, curated books connecting the humanities and the sciences; funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and published by Open Humanities Press (OHP)

This series is an ongoing collaboration process of writing, editing, updating, remixing and commenting by readers.

Living Books About Life includes interactive maps, visualisations, podcasts and audio visual material.

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JISC Collection

Posted by LibeRaCe on November 17, 2011

The JISC Collection provides various links to digital collections that cover areas such as history, social sciences, science and engineering.

 Try exploring the timeline:

Posted in Art & Design, FE Students, HE Students, History, Photos, Science | 1 Comment »

Student Reading Group – Recruiting Now!

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 17, 2010


Students can already share their opinions and favourite/most hated reads in the Blog Off and Read! group on Moodle.


Would you like to meet up with other like-minded students on a regular basis to chat about the ‘read of the week’ and share ideas face to face?

Is that a YES!?!

Well then, you’ll need to contact our Senior Information officer Pat Hebron and she’ll do the rest.

Send an email to with your –


ID Number


Preferred Contact Email

Times of the week that would suit you best

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Science Stage

Posted by LibeRaCe on February 23, 2010

Science Stage is a social network site for researchers and teachers, containing videos, podcasts, papers and lots of ways to interact using bulletin boards and virtual conference rooms.

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Academic Earth

Posted by LibeRaCe on November 3, 2009

After sifting through all the soul-destroying clips on You Tube,  you may want to give yourself a headache and try Academic Earth. This educational ecosystem, as they call it, has high quality open courseware videos from US universities like Harvard and Yale, covering subjects from both the arts and sciences.

Academic Earth

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UC Berkley webcasts – Video & Podcasts

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 23, 2009

Berkley university have kindly made available a host of webcasts that cover a number of subject areas that include psychology, biology, computer science and engineering.


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The Naked Scientists

Posted by LibeRaCe on May 16, 2009

They are  group of scientists from Cambridge University who are well known for their interactive radio 5 shows. The aim of the website is popularise science, make it clear, less threatening and boring. It’s easy to navigate and contains podcasts, experiments, articles and interviews.


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The Encyclopedia Earth

Posted by LibeRaCe on May 11, 2009

The goal of Encyclopedia Earth is to be the largest reliable information resource on the environment in history. This is an outstanding online encyclopedia that covers just about everything on planet earth, from Acid Rain to the Signs and Symptons of Scabies. The resources are in the form of free searchable articles, conference papers, speeches and e-books, written by scholars, professionals and educators and other experts in their respective  fields.


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The Serious Need for Play

Posted by LibeRaCe on March 17, 2009

The Serious Need for Play is an informative article that stresses the importance of free play for children and how crucial it is for their emotional and  cognitive development. Click on the thumbnail to read more….

the-serious-need-for-play_1 The Scientific American website, from where this link originates, holds an impressive range of articles and links that cover all the sciences from, space, biology, technology, mind and brain to archaeology and much more. The latest copy of the magazine Scientific American can be found in the library, and back issues can be loaned out for seven days. Ask at the counter for any more information.

If you are studying Childcare and Development, then you may be interested in the following magazines which can be taken out on loan.


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