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Bridgeman Education App for iPhone

April 24, 2012

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Bridgeman Education, a fine art and contemporary art image service holding nearly 400,000 images that that we subscribe to on your behalf, has just released a new iPhone app.  You can: Download it free from the App Store. Create and download slideshows, view images and information about them. Sign in with your NTU staff or student […]

Trend Prediction and Forecasting Services – 17 November

November 14, 2011

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Rachel will be running a training session this Thursday, at 2pm in the Library training room about the prediction and forecasting services available via Libraries and Learning Resources. The session will cover WGSN, Trend Union, the various journals we have,  and will also recommend some freely available online forecasting services.  There are a few places […]

Creative Club Access Problem – Temporary Fix

October 24, 2011

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Hi We have had trouble accessing the Creative Club (archive of + 1.5 million ads)  site for about a week or so – for some reason the route we usually use isn’t allowing us to sign in.  We are working on a fix with Creative Club at the moment. If you still need to access […]

Hampshire County Council Contemporary Art Collection

September 19, 2011

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This collection of 400 contemporary art pieces is now available online via the Visual Arts Data Service. The collection “includes the work of significant British artists, such as limited edition prints by Bridget Riley, Henry Moore, and John Piper, through to more recent additions from Hampshire-based artists or works depicting Hampshire scenes, including a set […]

New Image Collection on VADS – Women’s Suffrage

June 16, 2011

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Image © The Women´s Library, London Metropolitan University. VADs, (Visual Arts Data Service) has just published a new collection of images on it’s website featuring posters, photographs, postcards, badges, and other memorabilia relating to the British suffrage movement.  The digitised material represents a selection of the collections housed at the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan […]

Training Events for Staff and Students – w/c 13th June

June 13, 2011

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As we’re just about at the end of term  we have only one student training event this week at the Boots Library.  We are running two sessions for staff – a new one about Open Educational Resources, and Rachel is running a session on image research. Students Dissertation Research.  Wednesday 15th June, 2-3.  Is your […]

British Library eBook App

June 10, 2011

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Got an Ipad? Interested in historical book design?  The British Library has created an app that provides full text access to titles from their 19th century book collection. It includes classic novels, works of philosophy, history and science. Browse a thousand scanned original editions free for a limited period http://ht.ly/5cVQv

Yale Digital Commons – Free Image Service

June 1, 2011

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Yale University in the US has digitised and made available the details of thousands of  objects housed in the University’s galleries, museums and libraries.   The full press release from Yale can be found on their website. If you want to take a look at the images available, these can be found here.

Trend Tablet

May 25, 2011

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Li Edelkoort, publisher of Trend Union and Bloom magazine, has a new online social media service called Trend Tablet. The site is free and “explains how trends grow, evolve and flow; helping us to better perceive and understand they interact with our daily life, and showing the connections between edelkoort’s forecasts and a piece of […]

Training Events for Staff and Students – w/c 23rd May

May 23, 2011

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This week’s training events cover visual research, Office 2010, and Open Access. There are other events going on across all three campus libraries, please check our website for more details. Students Visual Research.  Monday 23rd May. 10-11.30.  How do you find images to illustrate your work?  What’s better to use, Google Images, image databases, or free websites? […]