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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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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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