A library reminder to staff and students about using your business databases: IBISWorld and Key Note. If you are looking for market research and statistical analysis of industry sectors then don’t forget about these subscription databases. Similar in content but …

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Word & Image.  Art, Books and Design: from the National Art Library Edited by Rowan Watson, Elizabeth James and Julius Bryant. I first saw this lovely book in the V&A bookshop and decided it was a ‘must buy’ for our …

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Graphic Design School by David Dabna, Sandra Stewart and Eric Zempol This week’s book choice is all about graphic design.  The library has older editions in stock but this fifth edition includes specific advice on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics …

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Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture is the book I’ve chosen from the display this week.  I like books that can be used by lots of different audiences and this one might be useful for artists, photographers or landscape architects.  This …

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20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being …

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The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories by Christopher Booker I chose this book as Creative Arts Book of the Week because I have stockpiled this title in my own library at home and if I don’t remind myself …

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