Category: Subjects: Creative Arts

Rediscovering the “Pompey Messiah”

It was certainly one of those WOW moments: when he found something wonderful he wasn’t really expecting.  “I was in Portsmouth Central Library”, principal lecturer Dr. George Burrows tells me, “trying to find something historic about music and Portsmouth I

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Free trial: Intellect art and architecture journals

We now have trial access to ten visual arts journals published by Intellect until 20th April 2017, all available here.  Click below for access to sample content from individual titles: Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education Craft Research Critical Studies in

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Intellect visual arts journals free trial

Are you into Art?  A comic aficionado?  A self-confessed computer graphics nerd?  None of the above but just enjoy pretty pictures?  If you answered “maybe” to any of the above, this trial is for you!   We now have trial access

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Intellect journals free trial

We are pleased to offer trial access to part of ten leading visual arts journals until 20th April 2017.  Click on a journal below, click “View online”, and then look for the issues and articles marked with a blue square and an ‘F’

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Entertainment Industry Data

For those of you who enjoy watching films or listening to music you might be interested to know there is a database (owned by the Academic Rights Press) available through the University Library that holds film and music data from the

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Birkhauser: Building types Online

Birkhauser: Buildings Types Online We have started a free trial of a new database which will run until 18th November and is specifically for architecture students. Birkhauser provides a comprehensive online resource for the teaching and practice of architectural design

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Building Types Online free trial

We are delighted to inform you that we have a free trial of the Birkhäuser Building Types Online database until 18th November 2016.  You can access the trial on campus or via VPN when working away from the University campus.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week: Special Guest Reviewer: Cat Askew

French Art Deco, Jared Goss, London: Thames and Hudson, 2014. I was invited by Greta to select a book of my choice (from Creative & Cultural Industries) and as I’m about to pick a topic for my Dissertation I thought

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Designs on library books

You may have seen some of the fabulous displays of artists’s books and books from the library collections in the cabinets opposite the Eldon Art Shop. Well, 2nd year illustration student, Naomi Price, created one of her own. The library

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 23 May 2016

There are lots of lovely new books coming into the library at the moment but Brent Luvaas’ Street Style: An ethnography of fashion blogging seemed an appropriate choice. If you’re reading this at home, you’ll be pleased to know that

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