Archive for the ‘Faculty of Education and Arts’ Category

On trial: ProQuest Education Magazine Archive

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The Library has on trial the ProQuest Education Magazine Archive until 9 November 2017. The trial consists of an archive of magazines in the field of education, ranging from the early 20th to 21st centuries. Subjects covered include: Arts education Curriculum Drama teaching Early years teaching Educational resources English language teaching Faith ...

Feast Day of Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle: 7 April

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Friday 7 April is the Feast Day of Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, patron saint for ACU's Faculty of Education and Arts. Born in France in 1651, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle was a French priest and educational reformer who dedicated more than 40 years of his life to educating the children of the poor. He ...

On trial: American Fiction, 1774-1920

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

 American Fiction, 1774-1920 encompasses more than 17,500 works of prose fiction written by Americans from the political beginnings of the United States through World War I, including thousands never before available online. This resource is on trial until 14 September 2016. Let us know what you think by filling in our feedback form.  

On trial: Adam Matthew, The first world war collections

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

We have the following collections, from Adam Matthew Digital Collections from Sage, on trial until 12 August 2016. The First World War, including: Visual Perspectives and Narratives Personal Experiences Propaganda and Recruitment The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range ...

On trial: Visual History Archive

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

The USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive allows users to search through and view more than 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide. Registration is required on initial login, simply go to Visual History Archive home page and create your own username and password. Please have a look and complete ...

On trial: The map as history

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

The map as history is an online collection of animated historical maps with: a learning tool to increase comprehension and retention a ready-made teaching tool to add visual impact in the classroom new technology to add new perspective We have this resource on trial until 22 July 2016, take a look. fill in our online form and ...

On trial: Eighteenth Century Drama

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

We have Eighteenth Century Drama: Censorship, Society and the Stage on trial until 30 June 2016. You can search Eighteenth Century Drama to find almost every play submitted for a licence in England between 1737 and 1824.  This also includes hundreds of documents that provide a social context for the plays, such as papers of ...

On trial: Oxford Scholarly Editions Online

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We have Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) on trial until 12 June 2016. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) currently contains digital equivalents of over 750 scholarly editions, dating back to the early years of the twentieth century, of works written by authors principally active between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin ...

On Trial: Drama Online

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

ACU Library is currently trialing  Drama Online  until 26 June 2016. The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. The collection has teaching resources for theatre studies, literature courses, and drama schools. From the epic to the monologue; ...

On Trial: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

ACU Library is currently trialing the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music until 31 May 2016. This is a fantastic collection for you to explore. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online reference resource devoted to music research about all of the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of ...