Picture Base: Britain 1750-1900: Expansion, Trade and Industry. This CD-Rom allows pupils and teachers to select contemporary documents relating to all the themes listed in course study unit 3 of the national curriculum. Text, sound, video, photographic images and graphics are included. For PC and Acorn computers. Pounds 69, single user; Pounds 139, site licence. AVP, School Hill Centre, Chepstow, Gwent NP6 5PH. Tel: 01291 625439.
Practical History l995-96; English Language and Literature 1995-96; Geofile 1995-96. Termly information services for teachers providing photocopiable units of lessons for core key stage 3 and GCSE topics, with articles on main issues and latest subject developments. Practical History and Geofile: Pounds 42.50; English Language and Literature: Pounds 39.99. Stanley Thornes Ltd, Ellenborough House, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1YW. Tel: 01242 228888.
The Library Game. An introduction to the school library for early secondary school and special needs pupils higher up the school. It requires up to six players to perform a variety of library tasks, such as using the classification system, in order to collect library tokens. Pounds 19.95. Carel Press, 4 Hewson Street, Carlisle CA2 5AU. Tel: 01228 38928.