Tag: photography

Introducing Artstor – resources for teaching and learning

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

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Lose by Marc Carver

Sometimes nice things fall into my email box. I’ve been lucky recently. A few minutes answering a questionnaire for a publisher got us this lovely new book for the library: Magnum Streetwise  I chose it for the photography students. Today,

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The social meaning of hair: a photographic exploration

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

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New photography exhibition: images of Cambodia

Take a break and while away a few moments enjoying the new photography exhibition by Anju Limbu, now on the first floor landing outside Area 1B.

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Visiting Chinese photographic exhibition

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

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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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