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Creative Arts Book of the Week 26/10/15

Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction by Cathy Whitlock and The Art Directors Guild Any book that has a film still from The Wizard of Oz is fine by me.  Being a child at heart I am

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 19/10/15

I’ve chosen this week’s book to tie in with our trial of the Material ConneXions database: Interior Design Materials and Specifications by Lisa Godsey. This book is designed to help interior designers make good decisions in selecting and specifying materials.

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Material ConneXions

Material ConneXion is on trial until 3rd November.  It is a great resource for students of architecture and interior architecture and anyone looking at product design or building materials. Material ConneXion owns the world’s largest collection of unique, innovative and sustainable materials.

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AJ website problem and workaround (resolved)

Update 02/10/15 – Access to AJ has been restored.  AJ is once again available directly from the link under “Industry Journals” toward the bottom of the CIS homepage.   There is a technical problem with the AJ (Architects’ Journal) website preventing direct access to

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architecture.com

We’ve begun to build on the skills of our enquiries team with a series of masterclasses, aimed at subjects which use more specialist subject resources.  The first masterclass was dedicated to architecture and led by Lizzie, the Assistant Faculty Librarian,

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/05/2015

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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New e-resources for you this Spring – arts

Some of the more important information resources arriving for the arts include archives for art,  architecture, fashion, and film.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 27/02/15

Farnsworth House:  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe by Maritz Vandenberg When I saw this book on the Farnsworth House I knew we had to buy it for Architecture as we have very limited print resources about this building. It was

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Phaidon Atlas Revisited

Last week we reviewed the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture  which is a fairly substantial book. You might like to know that we also have the pocket sized travel edition available on the open shelves at 724.91 –

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 19/02/15

This week’s book of the week is Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture.  You can find it in the Large book section which is at the end of the book sequence in Zone 2B of the University Library.  It

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