British Library releases 1 million images on Flickr

December 16, 2013

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The British Library has released 1 million images to Flickr Commons, that can be reused, remixed and repurposed by anybody.  Most of the images are taken from 17th, 18th and 19th Century books, which cover a wide range of different subjects. There’s more about this on the British Library’s blog, and the images themselves are […]

Come and see a Christmas tree made of books….

December 13, 2013

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Originally posted on Improving Your Library:
Over 200 books have been used to build a Christmas tree in Boots Library foyer.

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Box of Broadcasts upgrade – no access 13-23 December 2013

December 13, 2013

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Originally posted on eResource updates:
Access to the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) streaming off-air TV recording service will be unavailable from 17:00 on 13 December until 23 December 2013, as the service is upgraded to a new version (which will launch on 6 January 2014). A message on the BoB homepage alerts visitors to the…

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Newspaper with no photographs?

November 15, 2013

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Liberation with no photographs

What would a newspaper look like with no photos?  French newspaper Libération  has done just this to make the point of showing how important and powerful photographs are.   “A visual shock. For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; […]

Help your library to help you

November 14, 2013

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Originally posted on Improving Your Library:
NTU library invites you to complete the LibQUAL+ online customer survey, which assesses your level of satisfaction with our services and resources.   This is your chance to tell us what you think and will give us valuable information to enable us to improve the library and to benchmark…

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Boots Library Lower Ground Floor is Now Open!

October 21, 2013

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The lower ground floor in the Boots Library is now open for business! The lower ground floor in the library has now reopened, and books with class marks in the 700s, so most of the art, design and architecture books, are now located here. In addition to the newly relocated books, the lower ground floor […]

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Open Dome Event – Goethe, Colours and Green Stars: The Phenomena of Colour

October 18, 2013

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This is something a little different, but may of interest to art and design staff and students.  The observatory at the Clifton Campus is hosting an open dome event on Wednesday 30 October, 8pm – 10pm.  It might provide a slightly unusual, and certainly scientific, view of colours. More details and information on booking (the […]

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