Artstor contains over 2.5 million images on a wide range of subjects.  You can use any of these images for assignments (lecturers can also use them for teaching and research (provided they are used behind a password, e.g. in Moodle).  If …

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OnArchitecture features 500 original videos of interviews with architects, artists, editors, researchers and urban designers, buildings and installations, enriched with complementary print and a-v materials. It includes key works by authors and offices such as Atelier Bow-Wow, Herzog & de Meuron, Lina Bo …

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This visually inspiring resource comprises 170 ebooks relating to fashion and textiles, design and illustration, photography, film and media, architecture and interiors and marketing and advertising. You can search by keyword or browse key topics in each of the subject …

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 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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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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Portsmouth’s now-demolished Tricorn Centre, once voted Britain’s ugliest building, has been honoured in an online tribute to Britain’s lost 20th century architecture. From The Tricorn Centre in Portsmouth to Birmingham Central Library, a project has been launched that illustrates ten …

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Librarians are fond of talking about the Discovery Service, and with good reason: it makes life so much easier for most students.  Just when we decide that Discovery has solved all the world’s problems, we meet Media, Journalism, and Design …

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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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Rare architectural works, illuminations by William Blake – book now for an introduction to our Special Collections, 2-4 pm on Tuesday 13 December, and find out how they can take your studies and research to the next level.  Click to …

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