Category: Subjects: Creative Arts

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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Digital Theatre Plus is available online

Following a successful trial earlier this year we are now subscribing to Digital Theatre Plus which is a database primarily for students and staff of our Performing Arts and Film courses. However I know many other members of staff who

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 16/05/16

This week my book of the week is not focusing on a book; it’s a celebration of one very important writer and how his work has been interpreted over the centuries. Last month the world paid homage to a man

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Ken Norrish Architecture Collection

I’ve just got back from exploring the Ken Norrish Architecture Collection at the Portsmouth History Centre in the Central Library. An eclectic mix of books, which the book plates inside explain were donated by his wife Georgette Norrish, “To inspire architects.”

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 09/05/16

Having recently attended an architecture librarians event in the City of London, I’ve decided to find out more about the area and have chosen New City: Contemporary Architecture in the City of London by Alec Forshaw as book of the

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 02/05/16

I’ve been so busy ordering new books for you, that I haven’t had a moment to think about book of the week. We have to allocate the majority of our budget by the end of April to ensure that the

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Creative Arts Book of the Week, 25/04/16

Another interesting week, helping students with some last minute referencing enquiries prior to dissertation hand-ins. I really enjoy seeing what they’ve spent the last 6 months or so working on. This week, I’ve learnt something about Snapchat and am really

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 18/04/16

Nautical chic by Amber Jane Butchart Amber Jane Butchart dropped by a few weeks ago, as part of the University public lecture series, and talked about her new book to a packed lecture theatre in Eldon Building.  She was very

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