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Creative Arts Book of the Week 19/10/15

I’ve chosen this week’s book to tie in with our trial of the Material ConneXions database: Interior Design Materials and Specifications by Lisa Godsey. This book is designed to help interior designers make good decisions in selecting and specifying materials.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 5/10/15

This week I’ve chosen to look at, The storytelling animal: How stories make us human by Jonathan Gottschall.  I was interested to read about the forthcoming Ink: well project and thought I would like to learn more about the psychology

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Our Favourite Books – Mar. 16th 2015

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson You will probably be familiar with the Desert Island Discs formula – 10 songs, a luxury item and one book. In the extremely unlikely event I ever appeared on the show,

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 03/02/15

This week I’ve selected How to write about contemporary art by Gilda Williams from the Library new books display.  I’ve chosen it because it gives invaluable advice on all aspects of writing about art, from how to write an academic

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 23/01/15

This week I’ve selected A very British Revolution: 150 years of John Lewis by Jonathan Glancey from the new book shelf.  Although purchased by the School of Architecture, this title will be of interest to anyone studying the history of

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Product review: will ‘paper’ replace e-readers?

TOTD came across this review recently: http://thenextweb.com/entrepreneur/2011/03/12/product-review-will-paper-replace-e-readers/ and was rather taken with it. Let us know what you think – will paper come to dominate?!

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Flixster

If you love movies, you’ll love Flixster. It’s full of the latest movie news and triva and packed full of reviews. You can rate movies, see what other people thought of a film and read what the critics are saying.

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Wikitravel

If you want to pay a visit somewhere, be it a town, city or country, then why not take a look at Wikitravel: http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page This is a free site where users can find out about other countries, what to eat,

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Fresh or Rotten?

TOTD had an outing to see The Dark Knight yesterday. We personally thought it was great, though perhaps not one to take young children to see! If you want to find film reviews from all over the world then have

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What Uni?

Here’s a site which lets you ‘review’ your university.  There are various categories – some less serious than others. http://www.whatuni.com UoP gets an overall rating of 95% from 41 reviews and the Library comes out of it very well with

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