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Science Resource Center and  Times Digital Archive Jisc Collections for Schools  14 th  March 2008
Award Winning Platform <ul><li>Designed for Schools  </li></ul><ul><li>Covers the broad spectrum of science, including: </...
Notable Features <ul><li>80+ commonly searched topics on home page offer simple, one-click searching </li></ul><ul><li>Pro...
Content Overview Nearly 60 print sets Over 250 full-text, science-focused magazines and journals 14,600 images and line dr...
Exercise <ul><li>Find a “Topic Overview” on Electrolysis, then e-mail it to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Can you find a maga...
The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 Two Hundred years of fully searchable news in original form
Content Overview <ul><li>200 Years of British and World News Covering: </li></ul><ul><li>Napoleonic Wars </li></ul><ul><li...
Notable Features <ul><li>Not Only News </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews of curriculum books and plays </li></ul><ul><li>Images an...
Exercise <ul><li>Find an article on Oscar Wilde’s arrest </li></ul><ul><li>On what date was John F Kennedy assassinated?  ...
<ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>[email_addres...
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  1. 1. Science Resource Center and Times Digital Archive Jisc Collections for Schools 14 th March 2008
  2. 2. Award Winning Platform <ul><li>Designed for Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Covers the broad spectrum of science, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth and Space Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science and Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientist/Inventor Biographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science and History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more! </li></ul></ul>Overview
  3. 3. Notable Features <ul><li>80+ commonly searched topics on home page offer simple, one-click searching </li></ul><ul><li>Provides topic introductions/overviews such as Photosynthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Provides up to date magazine and journal articles on ever changing areas such as </li></ul><ul><li>Global Warming </li></ul><ul><li>Three Content Level indicators (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) help students </li></ul><ul><li>identify the most appropriate content </li></ul><ul><li>(Content level indicators may be turned off if institution prefers) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Content Overview Nearly 60 print sets Over 250 full-text, science-focused magazines and journals 14,600 images and line drawings Continuous updating
  5. 5. Exercise <ul><li>Find a “Topic Overview” on Electrolysis, then e-mail it to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Can you find a magazine article written by Stephen Hawking </li></ul><ul><li>Display a photograph of Dolly the Sheep </li></ul><ul><li>Produce a definition of “Acceleration” and state who defined it </li></ul><ul><li>Return to your first search screen containing Electrolysis without typing any letters </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 Two Hundred years of fully searchable news in original form
  7. 7. Content Overview <ul><li>200 Years of British and World News Covering: </li></ul><ul><li>Napoleonic Wars </li></ul><ul><li>American Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>Emily Bronte </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson </li></ul><ul><li>World Wars </li></ul><ul><li>Great Depression and New Deal </li></ul><ul><li>Russian Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Villains </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Notable Features <ul><li>Not Only News </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews of curriculum books and plays </li></ul><ul><li>Images and Photographs to provide context </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone who was Famous or Infamous across all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Adverts </li></ul><ul><li>Obituaries </li></ul>
  9. 9. Exercise <ul><li>Find an article on Oscar Wilde’s arrest </li></ul><ul><li>On what date was John F Kennedy assassinated? </li></ul><ul><li>Find the newspaper on your date of birth </li></ul><ul><li>Find the obituary of Martin Luther King and zoom in to 200% </li></ul><ul><li>Find a photograph of Krakatoa Volcano </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Lewis </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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