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These guides provide information on the historical materials held at the IOE.

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IOE Library Level 5 which is the Silent zone

Welcome to the Newsam Library and Archives at the Institute of Education.  The Library holds extensive collections of current and historical materials on education and related areas of the social sciences. 

The IOE LibGuides introduce the library's current and historical print and digital collections. The guides also include instructions on how to search, find, access and manage information, and introduce the services and facilities available. 

Archives and Special Collections Guides


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