University of Sunderland Library Blog

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Prison History

Whether you are studying criminology or tracing your family history then the Prison History Database will interest you. The database helps you find information on prisons from the nineteenth century in England. At that...

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Early Years Educational Recharge

Half term has been and gone but it’s not too late to use the Early Education’s  New Blog: Five Top Pedagogical Picks for Half Term post full of tips for getting ideas on lesson planning...

Suffrage banners

Suffrage banners

Are you interested in textiles? Banners? Design and history? If so, we recommend you check out banners within The Women’s Library collection in celebration of the suffrage movement. There is a wide range of...

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Named Social Worker Webinar

The Social Care Institute of Excellence is running a free webinar on 31 July 2118 on the Named Social Worker  project. This project included over 200 participants with learning disabilities or mental health issues who...

TheatreVoice – Simon McBurney

TheatreVoice – Simon McBurney

The latest TheatreVoice episode is available online and on iTunes – Simon McBurney. For this episode, the TheatreVoice archives have been plumbed and unearthed a 2004 interview with Simon McBurney. In this episode he...

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Evidence Based Iriss Research Reports

We’ve just added Iriss’s Insights to our Social Sciences subject list and individual lists for Community and Youth Work, Health and Social Care and Social Work. Iriss’s Insights are a collection of peer reviewed...

Scouting sculpture

Scouting sculpture

 2018 marks the centenary of the UK’s Scout Heritage Collection. The Sculpture collection is steadily growing and contains around 250,000 items, including artworks, a caravan, uniforms and badges. The collection was started back in...