Category: Reviews

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Digital Theatre Plus

Digital Theatre Plus is a useful resource for teachers and students of Performing Arts or English Literature.  It can also be enjoyed by anyone who enjoys dramatic or musical performance. It is mostly a video-based teaching resource for schools and

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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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Elgar Online

Although we do not subscribe to the full collection of Elgar Online we do have access to 169 Elgar Research Reviews.  The easiest way of finding these resources is to go through the University Library catalogue and search for ‘elgar

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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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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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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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New business database – Kompass.com

Kompass.com is a B2B (Business-to-Business) database which provides global and local company, product and business contacts.  If you want to find out more then search the library catalogue under EasyBusiness.  It is specifically designed for businesses, to create tailored searches

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New business database – Canadean Consumer

Our new business-to business-database (B2B)  Canadean Consumer is a useful tool for country and consumer research. It provides a variety of reports, case studies and analyses into consumer trends that drive global markets. Market research is undertaken by a network

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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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