10-Online_Resources_Oct_2010

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Unformatted text preview: NewOnlineResourcesforColleagues Thiswillbearegulareletterflaggingupsomenewteachingandlearningresourcesavailable online.Myhopeisthatitwillcoverfreshdigitalcontentacrossarangeofsubjectdepartments. PleaseemailsuggestionsforfutureeditionsIamalwayshappytoofferasuitable`hattip'! Myselectionthisweek 1. 2. 3. 4. English:Shakespeare'sfirstfolio(OxfordUniversity) History,Politics,ScienceandTechnologyBritishPathe AcademicLibrarieswithTwitterandFacebookProfiles DropBoxstoreandsynchroniseyourfilesonlineforfree English:Shakespeare'sfirstfolio(OxfordUniversity) AvailablethroughiTunes,thefirstcompletecollectionofShakespeare'splays,fromtheFirstFolio of1623,intheiroriginalspellingandorthography,ispresentedinePubformat. BritishPathe Oneoftheoldestmediacompaniesintheworldasizeablepartoftheir archivecanbeviewedonlineforfreeforexamplevideopreviewssuchas thefirstLabourgovernmentof1927.Thereareshortadvertsbeforeeach videobutthisisnottooonerousforthefreecontentavailable. DetailsofvideoreleasescanbefoundfromtheBritishPathetwittersite. UniversityLibraryresourcesonTwitterand Facebook OnewayofhavingnewresourcesflowingyourwayistofollowthetwitterpostsorFacebookpages ofacademicinstitutions.Oftentimes,theywillhavepostedalinktosomenewlypublishedresearch orteachingmaterialsthatcouldenhanceyourownworkandprofessionaldevelopment.Herearea fewexamplesofthegenre! TheHistoryFacultyLibraryatOxfordrunsapopularandfrequentlyupdatedTwitterpage TheHistoryofArtfacultyatUCLalsomaintainsanactivetwitterfeedwithplentyofnewsof eventsandexhibitions.Theirmainfacultypagecanbefoundhere. ThePeriodicalTableofVideosteamatNottinghamUniversityhastheirownTwitterfeed withnewsofupdatedmaterialsforChemists TheSaidBusinessSchoolinOxfordalsohasaTwitterpagelistingpubliceventsandnew researchfromFellows. HereistheFacebookpagefortheUniversityofCambridgeEnglishFaculty TheSocietyofBiologymaintainsaFacebookpresence Radley'sGeographyDepartmenthasaTwitterPageflaggingupusefulstudyresourcesa greatideaforsupportingstudents! DropBoxstoringandsynchronisingyourfiles IfthereisabetterwaythanDropBoxofquicklyandeasilystoringandsynchingyourfilesoneach ofyourdesktopsandlaptopsIhaveyettofindone. DropBoxisautilitywhich,once installed,canbeusedtoensure thatthemostuptodateofyour keyfilesiseasilyaccessiblefrom anycomputerscreen.Free yourselffromtheshacklesand constraintsofNTS6! Ifyouwouldlikemoredetailson DropBoxdropanemailandIcan sendthemthrough! Geoff ...
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