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Valerie Hall

* Britain since 1930CD-Rom for Acorn and PC formats featuring more than 300 photographs from the Hulton Deutsch collection, with background information. Designed for use with Anglia Multimedia's KEY database system. Pounds 25 plus VAT.

* The World's WeatherAnglia Multimedia CD-Rom suitable for Acorn, PC and Mac formats and aimed at key stage 3 geography and science. It is divided into sections on processes in the atmosphere, changing seasons, weather and climate, and life in different climate zones. Pounds 50 plus VAT.

* British Isles from the AirAnglia Multimedia and Aerofilms, supplier of 75 years of aerial photography, have produced this CD-Rom of 230 images. For Acorn, PC and Mac formats aimed at geography pupils of all ages. Pounds 40 plus VAT.

* Art Store: looking at animalsPaintings, sculptures and drawings from more than 40 galleries and museums around Britain and the Republic of Ireland are on this Anglia Multimedia CD-Rom for Acorn, PC and Mac formats. Images range from domestic animals to exotic wildlife. It contains nearly 150 activity sheets for the primary or secondary classroom. Pounds 50 plus VAT.Anglia Multimedia, Anglia House, Norwich NR1 3JG. Tel: 01603 615151.

* SmartHeart Plus and SmartHeart TeacherAn "interactive environment" for science students aged 10-80, who can connect themselves to the computer to see their own heart's performance on screen as well as learning about all aspects of the heart. Microsoft for Windows compatible. Pounds 295 (plus VAT and Pounds 5 pp), Pounds 99.95 (Teacher).Guildsoft Ltd, Software Centre, East Way, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Plymouth PL21 9PE. Tel: 01752 895100.

* A Christmas Story, by Brian Wildsmith; The Fish Who Could Wish, by John Bush and Korky Paul.Martin Jarvis and Robbie Coltrane are the respective narrators of these CD-Rom multimedia storybooks for young children, Pounds 29.99. Electronic Publishing, Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6DP. Tel: 01865 267979.

* Introduction to NVQs for WindowsIBM CD-Rom for anyone considering studying for an NVQ. First of a "Learning for Life" series which will cover specific subjects. Pounds 295.IBM Direct, David Mason, PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AY. Tel: 0990 230230.

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