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Science Resource Center and Times Digital Archive Jisc Collections for Schools 15 th July 2008 Science Resource Center Award Winning Platform Designed for Schools Covers the broad spectrum of science, including: Physical Science Life Science Earth and Space Science

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science resource center and times digital archive

Science Resource Center and Times Digital Archive

Jisc Collections for Schools

15th July 2008

award winning platform
Award Winning Platform
  • Designed for Schools
  • Covers the broad spectrum of science, including:
    • Physical Science
    • Life Science
    • Earth and Space Science
    • Science and Technology
    • Scientist/Inventor Biographies
    • Science and History
    • And more!

Overview

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Notable Features

  • Three Content Level indicators (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) help students

identify the most appropriate content

(Content level indicators may be turned off if institution prefers)

  • 80+ commonly searched topics on home page offer simple, one-click searching
  • Provides topic introductions/overviews such as Photosynthesis
  • Provides up to date magazine and journal articles on ever changing areas such as

Global Warming

science resource center6
Science Resource Center

Clicking on the link gives you access to the full text

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Content Overview

Nearly 60 print sets

Over 250 full-text, science-focused magazines and journals

Continuous updating

14,600 images and line drawings

the times digital archive 1785 1985
The Times Digital Archive 1785 - 1985
  • Enter Your Search Term
  • Limit by date / newspaper section?
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Results

  • Full results in reverse chron. order

- Help option

- Mark articles

  • Results listed by ‘section’
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Articles

  • Re-size article ?
  • Keywords highlighted
  • View links
  • Retrieval options
  • Browser print: article
  • PDF Page: vary sizes
  • Email:citation only
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The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985

Two Hundred years of fully searchable news in original form

content overview
Content Overview
  • 200 Years of British and World News Covering:
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • American Civil War
  • Charles Dickens
  • Emily Bronte
  • Nelson
  • World Wars
  • Great Depression and New Deal
  • Russian Revolution
  • Heroes
  • Villains
  • Celebrities
notable features
Notable Features
  • Not Only News
  • Reviews of curriculum books and plays
  • Images and Photographs to provide context
  • Everyone who was Famous or Infamous across all subjects
  • Adverts
  • Obituaries
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Questions and Answers
  • Thank you!
  • Stephen Lewis
  • stephen.lewis@cengage.com