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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 […]

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 […]

New Online Services for a New Academic Year

September 15, 2013

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In addition to all the building work in the Boots Library, we’ve also been busy behind the scenes organising the research resources that we have available for staff and students to use.  As part of this we’ve some new items that you can access online. a-n: The Artists Information Company provides news, analysis, features and up-to-date […]

Teaching Information Literacy to Art & Design Students

August 16, 2013

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In June ARLIS UK & Ireland ran a workshop looking at new and interesting ways of teaching information literacy skills to art and design students.  Unfortunately neither Ian nor Rachel were able to attend, but the presentations are available on Dropbox. There’s some really interesting research by Glasgow School of Art into how their confident […]

Getty Open Content – 4,600 images now freely available

August 13, 2013

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Approximately 4,600 images owned by Getty are now being made available for use for any purpose, and more are due to be added.  They’ve put a little more background about this decision on their blog, but the images themselves can be searched for via this link. Images include such things as:

Website We Like: Graphwords

May 13, 2013

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Graphwords is a free online thesaurus which draws a concept map, showing how similar terms are linked together.  Type in a word and it generates a map of associated terms.  To view the meaning of a group of words move your cursor over the node and to explore a word and its related terms in […]

Lee Miller Archive

April 25, 2013

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A new website featuring the work of photographer Lee Miller has just been launched, featuring over 3,000 images covering surrealism, World War II, 20th Century fashion, and celebrity portraits.  Many of the images have not been seen before, and it’s hoped that more will be added to the collection.  The site can be accessed at […]