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
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
Kritike is an open access online philosophy journal. Based in the Philippines, it has a broad remit, covering all philosophical topics, but with a particular focus on analytic philosophy, continental philosophy, and East-West comparative philosophy. Interdisciplinary contributions are also encouraged. In addition to articles (which are peer-reviewed), the journal also accepts creative works (e.g. fiction or poetry) with strong philosophical content. Guidelines for potential contributors are prov
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
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
Locks and Keys : Safeguarding Legal Information
Organised by BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians), to be held at University Place Conference Centre Manchester United Kingdom from 2009-06-18 to 2009-06-20
2009 joint meetings of CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society-Societe Canadienne d'Anthropologie) and
Organised by CASCA/AES, to be held at Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada from 2009-05-13 to 2009-05-16
Health and mortality using record linkage data in the UK
Organised by British Society for Population Studies, to be held at London School of Economics London United Kingdom from 2009-05-14 to 2009-05-14
End of the Pier?
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-15 to 2009-09-17
BBSLG Conference 2009
Organised by British Business Schools Librarians Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
British Business Schools' Librarians' Group Conference
Organised by British Business Schools' Librarians' Group, to be held at Irish Management Institute Dublin Ireland from 2009-07-01 to 2009-07-03
Who murdered MG Rover?
Recent research by Judge Business School's Dr Matthias Holweg and Professor Nick Oliver, based on interviews with former CEOs, top managers, government and trade union officials showed that the British car company MG Rover finally ceased production in 2005 because of historic management failings that had never been properly addressed.
citizED Secondary Strand: Citizenship and Character Education in British Education Policy
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on citizenship and character education in British education policy.
British Education Index
What is it? why is it useful? and how can you use it? This is a brief guide to when and how to use the British Education Index - a database of journal article references covering the whole field of education
How do we teach children to be numerate?
This is a brief overview of the results of British research on primary numeracy for use by teachers and headteachers, policy makers and others who may be interested.
Does ICT improve learning and teaching in schools? (2003)
A professional user review undertaken on behalf of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). It provides an overview of research on the relationship between attainment and ICT use in schools.
Teaching and Learning Primary Numeracy: Policy, Practice and Effectiveness
This resource is a review of research in mathematics education following a national seminar held by the British Educational Research Association (BERA) in 2000. It aims to identify and to provide brief reviews of research which has significant implications for educational policy and practice.
Behaviour Urban schools
Behaviour Urban schools I am writing an essay about urban schools and troublesome behaviour for a third year teacher training degree. have located some info by Ruth Lupton, but could use some journal articles please, especially British research, so far I have mostly found American research.
School Home environment
School Home environment I am currently researching the question area of "To what extent are children's dispositions and attitudes to learning affected by the school and home environments?" I have found a some information on how school affects this but would also like to find out some more. Additionally, i have found very little information on how home affects dispositions. I was wondering whether you could help me? I have been using the British Education Index. The age range for this research i