CROSS CURRICULAR. Social Trends 26 (CD-Rom); Guide to Official Statistics (Diskette); 30 Years of Regional Trends (CD-Rom). The first of these programmes from HMSO offers statistics, charts and texts on subjects including employment, leisure, education and transport. The second is described as "an invaluable title for anyone needing to trace primary sources or statistics". On the third, social demographic and economic topics are discussed and illustrated. The CD-Roms cost Pounds 49 each; the guide Pounds 30.60. HMSO Publications Centre, PO Box 276; London SW8 5DT.
Resourcing RE. Each issue of this resource file, which is available on subscription, includes photocopiable worksheets with materials for key stages 3 and 4 and GCSE. Pounds 45 for three 32 page-issues sent at the beginning of each term. Stanley Thornes.
Living Buddhism. This pack by practising Western Buddhists is made up of two videos with cartoon and documentary programmes on subjects including "The story of Upaka"; "A 20th Century Buddhist" and "Karma". A teacher's handbook is included. A pack for key stage 2 is also available. Pounds 69.95 each. Clearvision, 16-20 Turner Street, Manchester M4 1DZ.
The Times Perspectives: World War One; World War Two. These two CD-Roms include newspaper articles, photographs, biographies and audio recordings from the archives of The Times. The first has articles by correspondents which at the time were considered too sensitive to publish. The second has material on all the major events of the conflict. Support materials for key stages 3 and 4 are included. Pounds 59.99 each. News Multimedia, PO Box 5060, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 7ZQ.