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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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Creative Arts Book of the Week 22/04/15

Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture is the book I’ve chosen from the display this week.  I like books that can be used by lots of different audiences and this one might be useful for artists, photographers or landscape architects.  This

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Love libraries – share your library selfie!

This Saturday is National Libraries Day, when people everywhere show their support for their local libraries.  Join in the fun and share a ‘shelfie’ (or any sort of selfie in your new social learning space) with us on Twitter or

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Layer-lapse

Time-lapse video is well known – and even smart phones can manage it these days, but how about layer-lapse video? http://www.citylab.com/design/2014/10/this-layer-lapse-video-of-boston-is-a-lesson-in-relativity/381777/ Our thanks to PH for finding this.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 11/12/14

Life’s a beach Parr, Martin, 1952- photographer Now that chilly December is upon us, it’s nice to think that summer is only half a year away……..! And we will soon be sunning ourselves again on Southsea Beach.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 12/11/14

Its great to have the new book display up and running again, a good excuse to have a nice coffee in the library cafe and peruse the shelves of glossy new books. Today I chose to look at British Design

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Faces of Freshers’ Week selfie competition

The world seems full of selfie’s and everyone would love to see all of yours!  We are running a competition for the the most fun and original selfie shared this week.  The competition runs all week until 9am next Monday

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Book Cover Blending

No, it’s not some new culinary excess from Heston Blumenthal, but rather a sort of literary selfie – take a look. If you feel inspired, have a go and send your pics to uoplib@gmail.com and we’ll put them in a

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 30/04/14

Untold The stories behind the photographs Steve McCurry Who could have foreseen that when a young photographer travelled to Afghanistan in 1984 the school girl he would meet and photograph would become an icon representing the pain and conflict of

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Show us your Shelfies

What’s a shelfie? Well a bit like a selfie, but instead of taking a picture of yourself  you take a picture of your book shelf.  We thought it might be fun to compile a gallery of shelfies from staff and

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