JSTOR Resources and how to access them

What is JSTOR? JSTOR is a digital library of more than 1,900 academic journals, 19,000 books, and 2 million primary sources. JSTOR is a service of ITHAKA (ithaka.org), a not-for profit organization that helps the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. How…

First fully painted feature film in the world

Loving Vincent is the first fully painted feature film in the world, directed by Polish painter and director Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (Oscar winner for producing “Peter and the Wolf”). The film is produced by Oscar-winning Studios Breakthru Films and Trademark Films. They are looking for artists to work on the film. If you are…

Open Book: Meg Rosoff

“Meg Rosoff, best known for her books for young people talks to Mariella about her debut novel for adults, Jonathan Unleashed. Booker winner John Banville introduces us to For Two Thousand Years, a classic Romanian novel now available in English for the first time. Crime writer Ann Cleeves discusses the book she’d never lend –…

Studying tips from A* students

Thinking about starting to revise for you A-levels? But don’t know where to start? Here are some really useful tips from students who got A*s. This is how they did it: “1. Practice is key Getting your hands on past paper questions and answers is very important. You’re able to make connections between different areas…

Help with referencing

Cite Them Right Online is a website to help you with referencing correctly. Are you unsure how to do Harvard referencing? Or not sure how to reference a website or journal correctly then this site will help you out. This video takes you through how to use the website

Revision timing.

When studying, try to break it down into small chunks. But it is very important to work out the best time frames which suit your lifestyle and learning style. Take into consideration how long your … Source: Revision timing.

AS Language: Teaching Creativity #1. The Four Word Story

Issue: Having been marking my AS Students mock exams in the past few days, one glaring gap in their skills has emerged. Although 70% of the first year marks are awarded for creative writing tasks (… Source: AS Language: Teaching Creativity #1. The Four Word Story

Review: Into the Dim (Into The Dim #1) by Janet B. Taylor

Hardcover, Advanced Reader Copy, 436 pages Expected publication: March 1st 2016 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Raincoast Books Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor features time-traveli… Source: Review: Into the Dim (Into The Dim #1) by Janet B. Taylor

Explore a 360° Video of a dinosaur by BBC Earth

“David Attenborough may be about to celebrate his 90th birthday this year, but he is still very much at the cutting edge of natural history production as he presents the BBC’s first mixed reality, 360° film. Produced by a team at Bristol’s world famous BBC Natural History Unit, and creative agency Hello Charlie, the four…

DigiMaps for Colleges

“Digimap for Colleges provides easy access to a range of up to date Ordnance Survey digital mapping for Great Britain. You can access detailed maps showing building outlines, street level maps, road atlas style maps and maps for outdoor activities. Complete coverage of GB allows you to create a map of anywhere showing all sorts…