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Find comfort in the library

Are you missing home? in need of some comfort? Or, just love a bit of nostalgia? In that case pop along to the University Library and take a look at our amazing collection of children’s books. We have a beautiful

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eLexicons for Fashion and Graphic Arts

Graphic Design and Illustration students may be familiar with the eLexicons resource, but a new Fashion lexicon has just been added. eLexicons, provides reliable and contextualized learning resources for the visual arts, including Fashion, Textile Design, Typography, Graphic Design, Graphic Art,

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Life: illustrated. Beatrix Potter, born today in 1866

Today in 1866, famous naturalist and author-illustrator Beatrix Potter was born.  Although she was a skilled naturalist, who presented a work on mycology (the study of fungi – toadstools and moulds) to the Royal Society, Beatrix Potter is one of the

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Your favourite IBBY books

Last Wednesday afternoon visitors to the library were greeted with a display of 52 of the best illustrated children’s books from around the World.  We asked you to select your favourite book from the IBBY Honours List display, a task which was

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Introducing… Greek Myth Comix (Classics made fun)

Do you like comics?  How about serialised graphic novels for grown-ups?   Laura Jenkinson’s Greek Myth Comix describes and explains the epic Greek myths and classical stories from Antiquity in a very accessible style (she makes them tremendously fun).  They are a great

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IBBY Books

Gear yourself up for an afternoon of frolics and fun when IBBY comes to town! The University Library is hosting a touring exhibition representing the best in international children’s book illustration from the IBBY Honour List. The International Board on Books

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Free trial: Intellect art and architecture journals

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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Well-Come refuge sketchbooks on show in Area 1B

We are delighted to present the work of BA Illustration students – a collection of concertina artists’ books from the Well-Come Project, now on display in Area 1B. Read more about these artists’ books and the fascinating project they came from

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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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Mail Art in the Library

Next time you visit the library, make sure that you take a look at the fabulous Mail Art exhibition on the first floor, curated by Oliver Tubb, MA(Res) Creative Industries student. Ollie’s project aims to archive and promote an extensive

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