Analytical index to the series of records known as the Remembrancia - 1579-1664
An index, arranged by topic, to this series of London records. They contain correspondence between central government and officials of the City of London relating to the rights, privileges, customs, trade and religious life of the City.
Calendar of State Papers Domestic: James I, 1611-18
Covers the central eight years of the reign of James I.
A History of the County of Northampton: Volume 4
Covers the parishes in the hundreds of Hamfordshoe, Higham Ferrers, Orlingbury, Spelhoe and Wymersley, in the central part of the county. It includes an account of the parish of Wellingborough.
Survey of London: volume 1 - Bromley-by-Bow
Describes the parish of Bromley, including the church of St. Mary, the manor houses, and the Old Palace of Bromley. The Introduction gives a detailed account of the circumstances in which the Survey was founded.
An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 6
Describes the parishes of the hundred of South Erpingham in the north of the county, and the central hundred of South Greenhoe.
Introduction to Lattice Multiplication
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to Lattice Multiplication. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Institute for the study of nomadic civilizations
The Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations is a scholarly and scientific Mongolian organisation which works with UNESCO, the Dept. of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, and the Chinese authorities, among others. At June 2009 the Institute has been established for ten years, and it organises projects, expeditions, conferences, summer schools, and issues publications to do with Mongolian life, culture and history. The website has details of all these, along with full details of
Macau : a selection of cartographic images
Part of the American Memory collections from the US Library of Congress, the online exhibit of maps of the former Portuguese colony of Macau contains historical maps and views of the island from 1665 to 1991. Maps are grouped by historical period, and the bibliographic information for each image can be displayed by clicking on its thumbnail view. Users can also zoom in on map detail and can download images in MrSID format. The website also features a textual introduction to the collection, inclu
Fauna and flora in illustrations : natural history of the Edo era
Fauna and Flora in Illustrations : Natural History of the Edo Era is an online exhibition from the National Diet Library of Japan, accessible only in Japanese. The site is divided into four broad sections: an introduction to the materials in the exhibition; the development of natural history publications; the evolution of uniquely Japanese horticulture; and rare birds, strange animals and curious fish. Each section has enlargeable thumbnails of illustrations embedded in explanatory text. The int
The Aleppo Codex home page offers digitised images of and information about this medieval manuscript. The Codex was the oldest known complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible (although parts of it were lost after the manuscript was damaged in 1947). In addition to high-quality zoomable images of the work itself, the site also offers a series of articles. These include a general introduction, plus information about: the Bible text and its transmission; the Masoretes (scribes who aimed to preserve a
Algemiene Fryske underrjocht kommisje (AFUK)
The Algemiene Fryske Underrjocht Kommisje (AFUK) (General Frisian Education Committee) website is full of useful information and contacts for those who want to learn Frisian or want to know how to use the Frisian language in different social contexts. The site can be accessed in Frisian, Dutch, and English in slightly different versions. The AFUK's main aim is to stimulate the use of Frisian by means of different projects, such as organising Frisian courses (mainly in Friesland) and publishing b
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.
Computational atmospheric sciences : OS 411 : an interactive resource for air quality professionals
Six self-instructional courses in air quality modelling have been created by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Pollution Training Institute (APTI) "for professionals who wish to develop a solid foundation in the technologies, techniques, and tools of air quality modeling and the use of computational science in air quality analyses". The courses cover: the essentials of chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics required for air quality modelling; the essentials of atmospheric
Maths for chemistry
This website provides just-in-time resources to explain various concepts in mathematics for chemistry known to cause some students difficulty. It includes topics in algebra, functions, logarithms and statistics. The site is being developed by Michael Seery, a lecturer in physical chemistry at the Dublin Institute of Technology, to host resources that are being developed for the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Discover Maths website.
Enlargement : 5 years after
Organised by UACES, to be held at Central European University Budapest Hungary from 2009-05-08 to 2009-05-09
Government IT for today's "Internet Native" society
Dr Mark Thompson explains why the UK Government would benefit from the introduction of an open IT procurement process, supported by open standards and open source models. This model would create a modern and efficient procurement system, delivering to time and to quality, IT services for today's generation of "Internet native" IT literate citizens.
This movie illustrates the fission process. As can be seen in the movie, the parent nucleus decays into two fission fragments of unequal mass and several neutrons. From TLP: Introduction to Nuclear Processes. Courtesy of DoITPoMS, The University of Cambridge. Released under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Natural resource exploitation: basic concepts: lecture notes
Lecture notes providing an Introduction to Resource Economics, by Aaron Hatcher, of the University of Portsmouth, 2008. Available in PDF.
A video introduction to the spectrophotometer and principles of the Bradford Assay for determining protein concentration.
Education for sustainable development (TTA Think Piece 2005)
This short 'Think Piece' prepared for the TTA provides: an introduction to ESD as it relates to initial teacher education; suggestions as to how ESD might be incorporated into both subject and professional studies, and URLs for a number of websites that provide further information.