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 …

Introducing Artstor – resources for teaching and learning Read more »

We are excited to be displaying a fascinating photography project on hairstyles by Pharmacy student Tinevimbo Mupfacha.  Our hair helps define us.  For millennia, civilisations around the world have styled their hair to express their individuality and personality.  This blog post …

The social meaning of hair: a photographic exploration Read more »

We are currently hosting a photographic exhibition in the Library.  Portsmouth City is twinned with Zhuhai City in China and they are doing a photo exhibition exchange. We have helped with the printing and mounting of the images and these will …

Visiting Chinese photographic exhibition Read more »

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 …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 23 May 2016 Read more »

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 …

Creative Arts Book of the Week, 25/04/16 Read more »