Category: Subjects: Creative Arts

Mediated Space by James Benedict Brown

 by Dr. James Benedict Brown is the title of new book from RIBA Publishing and also the title of a conference paper given at ARCLIB, the Architecture Librarians’ Conference in July. James, essentially whet our appetite with this visually engaging

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Find comfort in the library

Are you missing home? in need of some comfort? Or, just love a bit of nostalgia? In that case pop along to the University Library and take a look at our amazing collection of children’s books. We have a beautiful

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POVALI: Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library Images

You may remember that I went to the ARCLIB, Architecture Librarians’ Conference recently? As well as networking with colleagues bringing back new ideas for projects and having fun (…not too much) we also share information about interesting resources that are

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Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern

With an open heart and mind I set off for one of my favourite London destinations last week, the Fashion and Textile Museum, to see the exhibition which gives this post its name. FTM has staged another top quality exhibition

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What do librarians do in the summer?

I wish I could think of a witty punchline, but I can’t so I’m going to share some highlights of the ARCLIB, Architecture Librarians Conference which I attended, recently, at De Montfort University in Leicester. The conference began with an

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Guy Begbie’s Architectural Bookworks

The University Library is delighted to have an exhibition of unique artists books by Guy Begbie. Guy describes his practice as “multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary.” The books demonstrate techniques including printmaking, drawing, painting, small scale casting, video media and bookbinding. Bookworks is displayed in the glass cabinet near the

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Disability in the Modern World

A database reminder One person in seven experiences disability (World Bank, World Report on Disability, 2015, Washington, DC). Yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History

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Outstanding books for young people with disabilities

I’ve just taken delivery of a collection of books, nominated by the UK for IBBY’s List of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, 2017. Some of the books are intended for use by young people with disabilities and others

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Screen Studies: From Script to Screen and Beyond!

A trial of Screen Studies runs until 2nd June. It includes: Iconic and contemporary screenplays fully-searchable, presented in industry-standard studio format, including Dunkirk, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Big Lebowski Authoritative coverage of works by leading filmmakers such as Wes

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Aurora Metro Books Collection

© Monica Santos Herberg The Aurora Metro Books Collection is a new addition to our Drama Online subscription. It includes non-fiction books about theatre, 120 drama plays in print, including a highly contemporary list of new drama, with collections of

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