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April Training Events for Staff and Students

April 8, 2013


We’ve a whole new set of events running in the library now that the Easter vacation has ended. For students in the School of Art and Design, the following may be of interest: Research Skills for Undergraduates. 10 April, 2 pm – 3 pm RefWorks: Referencing Made Easy.  17 April, 1 pm – 2 pm […]

Easter Vacation Opening Hours

March 22, 2013


Hoping you all have a happy and relaxing break over the Easter vacation.  If you do need to either come in and see us or get in touch, we are open over the vacation period.  The 4th floor, as usual, is open 24 hours. More details on when we’re open over Easter can be found […]

March Training Events for Staff and Students

March 5, 2013


As we’re getting nearer to Easter, this month we have a few less student events and a few more staff events. Students In addition to sessions on RefWorks (6 March, 2pm – 3pm, and 20th March, 1pm – 2pm), we’ve workshops on RSS Feeds (6 March, 1pm – 2pm); market research databases (6 March, 2 […]

Copyright, Pinterest, and Image Sharing Websites

December 5, 2012


Copyright is for losers by 917press on Flickr Creative Commons JISCLegal have just released some advice regarding the use of Pinterest and other image sharing websites, with particular regard to copyright. The document covers ownership of images by image networking sites; the use of third party images; who is liable if there is a problem; […]

RefWorks Youtube Channel

November 21, 2012


Is anybody using RefWorks and who wants to know how to do things with it but can’t get in to ask? RefWorks has a Youtube channel with lots of online videos that demonstrate how to do things, from basic introductory talks, such as the one below, through to more advanced functionality like sharing references with […]

Website We Like: The Design Center

October 10, 2012


The Design Center at Philadelphia University’s Tumblr blog houses 200,000+ objects related to textiles and fashion, ranging from plaids and conversationals to animated gifs and embroideries. Well worth a look.

PSFK Future of Retail Report

July 23, 2012


PSFK have released their third annual survey of retail trends, and examines a number of new and interesting retail innovations, such as improvements in bespoke design and service.  This presentation gives an overview of the full report.

Website We Like: Clothes on Film

June 29, 2012


Clothes on Film aims “to examine costume and identity in movies, featuring detailed articles on outfits, reviews, news and exclusive interviews”.  The site is a US based blog, has been running since 2009, and examines costumes from both current movie releases (such as Cosmopolis) and historical films (e.g. Pillow Talk).

Journals Survey – win $100 Amazon voucher

June 19, 2012


Ingenta Connect, who provide access to a number of the academic journals that we subscribe to,  are running an industry-wide survey, in conjunction with several other publishers, asking how academics and researchers access and use journals. The survey takes about five minutes to go through (I’ve just done it), and you can enter a draw […]

Summer Vacation Opening Hours 2012

June 15, 2012


From next Monday through July and into August, we will be operating our vacation opening times: 18 June – 29 July Monday to Thursday Boots Library open 8.30 am – 7 pm Cafe Chaucer IT area open 24 hours (NTU Smartcard access via Chaucer Street) Friday Boots Library open 8.30 am – 5 pm Cafe […]