Monday, 7 January 2008

Children's Literature Update

Every term I produce a booklet called Children's Literature Update, a subject index to relevant articles in journals the Library subscribes to, plus some newspaper articles. Eventually, we hope to have the index available as a searchable database on our webpages, but for now it is available for collection from the display area of the children's section in the Library and I will keep a log of new articles here.

Last term's index went out just before Christmas, and I have started collecting material for the new one. Since coming back to work after the New Year I have gathered together the cuttings I collected in December, which are:


Kellaway, K. (2007, December 23). Mother superior: as her best loved books are republished, children’s writer and illustrator Sarah Garland talks about the joy of drawing messy families. Observer Review, p. 22.
Cuttings file no. 1145.


Frean, A. (2007, December 7). Ofsted wields its vorpal sword at Jabberwocky approach to poetry. Times, p. 3.
Cuttings file no. 1142.

Meikle, J. (2007, December 7). School poetry teaching too limited, Ofsted says. Guardian, p. 7.
Cuttings file no. 1143.

Paton, G. and Reynolds, N. (2007, December 7). Classic poems “losing out to nonsense verse”. Telegraph, p. 13.
Cuttings file no. 1144.


Stokes, P. (2007, December 3). Dolly Parton: rhinestone, reading and Rotherham. Telegraph, p. 3.
Cuttings file no. 1141.
Parton launches the UK version of her Imagination Library in South Yorkshire.

You can access these articles in various ways - directly from the newspapers' own websites or, if you are a student at Strathclyde, through our LexisNexis subscription or by asking at the Jordanhill Library Lending Services Desk for the relevant cutting number.

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