IOE LibGuides

The user-friendly, mobile-friendly guide to the resources available to you at the Newsam Library and Archives. more

Library collections

Library Collections

Main collections
The library aims to collect materials on all aspects of education, world wide, and on related areas of the social sciences, such as the psychology and sociology of childhood and the family. All formats are covered, including both electronic sources, and printed books and journals.  More

Teaching resources
An extensive collection of resources for use in school, from children's books to textbooks, supports the work of Initial Teacher Training courses, and is also available for all practising teachers to consult.  More

Special Collections
The library holds 22 Special Collections, mostly historical, with a focus on a particular subject or period. Material from special collections must be requested in advance.  More

Library Catalogue
All collections, and all types of materials, including electronic sources, are included in the library's main catalogue – see Searching for more details.