Tag: photography

Map Librarian in The News

Our Map Librarian, David Sherren has hit the local headlines after having his photograph published on the cover of an Ordnance Survey map. Read the article in The News. Read the original blog post.

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Map Librarian’s work makes it onto a map

A photo that our Map Librarian, David Sherren, took of Wast Water in the Lake District in 2007 has been chosen to illustrate the Scafell Pike cover of the Ordnance Survey’s new Three Peaks Challenge map, published on 16th June

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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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Creative Arts Book of the Week, 25/04/16

Another interesting week, helping students with some last minute referencing enquiries prior to dissertation hand-ins. I really enjoy seeing what they’ve spent the last 6 months or so working on. This week, I’ve learnt something about Snapchat and am really

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 21/03/16

I’ve been meeting lots of students over the past few weeks for dissertation and project tutorials. It gives me great pleasure to see the enthusiasm for whatever it is they have decided to research. As well as helping them to

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Creative Arts Book of the Week, 25/01/16

How do you choose a book? Do you judge a book by its cover? Do you look for something light enough to carry in your bag? Well, I was drawn to this book, partly by the cover and partly by the title,

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Pluralsight Creative – the new name for Digital Tutors

Pluralsight Creative? Will that ever catch on?  Perhaps it is only difficult for those of us familiar with its old name, Digital Tutors.  Whatever the name students, particularly those in the School of Creative Technologies, will love this resource.  It

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Time lapse 2.0

Patience was once a virtue, now everything seems to be going faster.  Watching something change over months has given way to time-lapse photography, faithfully chronicling in just seconds changes that took months to happen.  Time-lapse videos have not always been

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In the end, it’s all worth it. And here’s why…

It can sometimes be difficult, separated as we are from departments and the assessment process, to place our work as enquiries staff into the wider context of academic output and achievement. Sure, we see essays and dissertations on screens as

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Penguin@Graduation

If you are graduating this year, or just happen to be passing, you can have your photo taken with Pablo the Library Penguin from 12-1 pm and 4-5 pm on graduation days this summer outside the Library.  Take the ultimate Uni selfie

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