Tag: Visits

British Library: behind the scenes

 I spent an afternoon visiting behind the scenes at the British Library at St Pancras recently. The British Library was established under  the British Library Act 1972 as the National Library of the United Kingdom, it receives funding from the Department of Media, Culture & Sport and generates some of its own income. The building was…Continue Reading British Library: behind the scenes

Erasmus staff mobility visit – Freie Universität Berlin

I was aware of the Erasmus Staff Mobility Scheme for professional support staff and applied to participate in it this year. I have a degree in Modern Languages and spent a year abroad in France and Germany as part of this. I applied to visit the Freie Universität Berlin Library which is a major research…Continue Reading Erasmus staff mobility visit – Freie Universität Berlin

Visit to IOE Library

I recently visited the IOE Library   “The Newsam Library and Archives holds extensive collections of current and historical materials on education and related areas of social science. In addition to supporting the work of staff and students at the Institute of Education, the Library and Archives welcomes enquiries from all scholars, researchers and others…Continue Reading Visit to IOE Library

Visit to SOAS Library

I visited recently SOAS to meet subject  librarians to discuss experiences  of researcher and subject support.  The Library website is http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/ I used to work there previously and it was great to see some former colleagues when walking round.  SOAS has undergone some refurbishment, particularly on the ground floor where there is now an exhibition…Continue Reading Visit to SOAS Library

Sun, Sand & Seagulls : Visit to Sussex Uni Library

A good way of keeping up to date  professionally is by visiting other institutions.  Ever in search of amazing researcher support,  I intrepidly headed south to the  University of Sussex Library.  Sussex Uni is in Falmer which is near Brighton.  The Research Support section in the Library Academic Services provides dedicated support to research faculty…Continue Reading Sun, Sand & Seagulls : Visit to Sussex Uni Library