A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 5
Deeds in the Public Record Office: A.10427 - A.13672 (Treasury of the Receipt of the Exchequer).
A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 4
Deeds in the Public Record Office: A.6123 - A.10426 (Treasury of the Receipt of the Exchequer).
Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 1
Abstracts of inquisitions for 1 Henry VII (1485) to 3 Elizabeth I (1561). First published by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, and jointly with the British Record Society, as volume 15 of the series of the Index Library.
Is initial teacher training failing to meet the needs of all our young people?
This report offers a critique of the current secondary teacher training model in England by suggesting that it should adopt a framework of teacher education based on social pedagogy, similar to that of Sweden, rather than that which the author describes as the utilitarian, competency-based training operating today. The author, James Wetz, is writing on behalf of the CfBT Education Trust, a charity providing education services for public benefit, most notably for those who are marginalised educat
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 5
Contains thematic accounts of the parliamentary and governmental history of the county, and of developments in medicine and public health.
AdViews : a digital archive of vintage television commercials
'AdViews: a digital archive of vintage television commercials' is an online collection from Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. The archive contains... "thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s ... created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles". Videos can be browsed or searched, and when found are linked to on the iTunes service - which means that users must regi
Umilta is a selection of twelve interwoven websites on ancient religious texts. Users will find online, illustrated articles on: Julian of Norwich; St Brigitta of Sweden; women and the bible; Benedictinism; and the British Library Amherst Manuscript Project. Users will also find a bibliography section and a selection of book reviews. The resource is vast, and the multiple links in the body of texts and numerous title headings can make it confusing to navigate. Nevertheless, manuscript scholars w
North American British music association
This is the website of the North American British Music Association, which aims to study... "British Music from all time periods on the North American continent". At April 2010 there are a useful set of newsletters from 2005 to 2009, and these are freely available in HTML format. The newsletters contain scholarly reviews and conference reports, as well as short essays. Example titles of short essays from the Newsletter include: 'A Royal Course: Examining British Culture and History Through a Mo
BBC music magazine
This is the website of the BBC's official Music Magazine, devoted to coverage of classical music and musicians. At April 2010 the website freely offers about 60 feature articles from the magazine, as well as many news items and several weblogs. There are also useful guides to new releases in classical, jazz, opera, and some world music. Short CD reviews may be searched, using a variety of search modifiers. There is an associated public discussion forum. Although the website does not offer the
Tibetan-Mongolian rare books and manuscripts (TMRBM)
This website describes an AHRC-funded project to “document, consolidate, catalogue and make accessible” the rare Tibetan and Mongolian books (centred on those acquired by the Younghusband Mission to Tibet in 1903–4) in the University Library Cambridge, the British Library and the Bodleian. As well as conservation and cataloguing of these collections (little exploited since being removed from Tibet) a key aim of the project is to allow the virtual reconstruction of incomplete te
The Big Ideas website provides information about a series of open events, mostly held in pubs in London. These aim to provide a forum for thoughtful discussion of interesting subjects: events typically begin with a question (usually broadly philosophical in nature, but sometimes also covering issues of public policy, the arts, and a range of other topics) and a very brief informal talk from someone with relevant expertise. The remainder of the evening is devoted to free, unstructured discussion
The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
Office for contemporary art Norway
This is the website for Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), a private foundation founded by Norway's Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2001 that aims to "develop collaborations in contemporary art between Norway and the international art scene." OCA has various functions: organising residency programmes for international artists in Norway; providing support for Norwegian artists abroad; and producing and promoting seminars, exhibitions, and publications. OCA award fund
Hedgelink is a partnership of organisations including Butterfly Conservation, CPRE, FWAG, Natural England and the RSPB, who aim to support good management of hedgerows through offering advice to landowners and influencing policy and public expenditure. The website has sections on Importance of hedges, Hedgerow trees, Wildlife, Biodiversity Action Plans, Management, Research and surveys, and Legislation.
American Society for Industrial Security ASIS International is a membership organisation for security professionals.
A subscription based service for members, the website has a glossary of security terms and a list of resources in the subject of security available to the public. In particular, the news room section contains a list of recent press releases. In addition, there are a number of full-text documents on various security issues along with relevant hypertext links to other websites.
ASIS International is a membership organisation for security professionals.
Tagish's essential list of UK information sources
This website provides a directory of UK public information sources, including central and local government, parish and town councils, healthcare providers and universities. The list is provided by Tagish Ltd, an UK new media technology company.
Energy Act 2004
The full text of the 2004 UK Energy Act is made available online by the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI). Part one of the Act is concerned with the civil nuclear industry, in particular nuclear decommissioning and the establishment of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; transfers relating to nuclear undertakings; the civil nuclear constabulary; and authorisations relating to radioactive waste. Part two is concerned with renewable energy in particular: offshore zones; decommissionin
Society for Science and the Public
The Society for Science and the Public is an US-based, non-profit membership organisation founded in 1921 (as Science Service) which aims to "promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire". The Society's website provides details of its work including the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the Intel Science Talent Search (STS), fellowship and middle school programmes, and the full text o
"This module introduces mathematical analysis building upon the experience of limits of sequences and properties of real numbers and on calculus. It includes limits and continuity of functions between Euclidean spaces, differentiation and integration." It is part of the University of Nottingham open courseware initiative (U-NOW) and was written by Dr Joel Feinstein from the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Nottingham. The resource is available under a Creative Commons England
British Academy of Management : Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism and Events Management Track
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-09 to 2009-09-11