Tag Archives: Reference material

Fulham Library is getting a makeover!

As part of the refurbishment of Fulham Library, the reference library is getting a much-needed makeover. As a listed building, the original fixtures and fittings will stay, but a splosh of paint and some new carpet will give a much … Continue reading

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Feeling Clever? Quiz Yourself at Encyclopaedia Britannica

This month we laughed at politicians getting names wrong or being scared to do their times tables on air. What about us? How do we stack up? One fun way of testing ourselves is by taking on one of these … Continue reading

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Find out everything about everything! Oxford Reference Online: July’s online resource of the month

Sandeep Dhaliwal, our Tri-borough Reference Librarian, writes: Did you know that the name Vera is Slavic for “faith”? Or that the Oscar statues given out at the Academy Awards are 13 1/2 inches high? Or who said “When I was … Continue reading

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Online resource of the month: Who’s Who and Who was Who

 Sandeep Dhaliwal, Tri-borough Reference Librarian, writes: Who’s Who is a very popular resource both locally and nationally at public libraries. It is free for library members and what sets it apart from its competitors is that each entry is provided by … Continue reading

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