Glow and JISC Collections

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Presentation covering the Scottish schools digital network, 'glow' and the inclusion of learning resources for school children and teachers. Part of the Digital literacy in an e-world 2008: the 8th Annual E-Books Conference which took place Thu 30 Oct 2008, delivered by Jim Henderson, Learning and Teaching Scotland [LTS]

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Glow and JISC Collections

  1. 1. Presentation Title Presenter’s Name Date Introduction Glow and JISC Collections Jim Henderson
  2. 2. JISC Collections <ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requests for reference material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High quality & authoritative sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good value and ease of procurement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only through Glow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authenticated access (IP address and then Shibboleth) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available now or when your authority makes Glow available to you. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Resources in Focus Location in Glow
  4. 6. Demonstration Searches <ul><li>Grove Art Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for information on Berthe Morisot </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grove Music Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for information on plainchant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oxford Language Dictionaries Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you translate the word wrench </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oxford Reference Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for information on Kenya </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keesings archive of World Events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for documents on Anschluss </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Science Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for information on experiments with simple machines </li></ul></ul>Plan B
  5. 7. Contact: Jim Henderson J.henderson@ltscotland.org.uk Tel 0141 282 5099 Learning and Teaching Scotland The Optima, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DU T: Customer Services 08700 100 297 www.LTScotland.org.uk www.glowscotland.org.uk
  6. 37. Contact: Jim Henderson J.henderson@ltscotland.org.uk Tel 0141 282 5099 Learning and Teaching Scotland The Optima, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DU T: Customer Services 08700 100 297 www.LTScotland.org.uk www.glowscotland.org.uk

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