Helping students with more specialised subject searches is usually the realm of our Faculty Librarians and their assistants, but sometimes we Enquiries staff are asked questions which sit on the borderline of being specialist, and which we enjoy helping with. …

The building blocks of enquiries… Read more »

“Women’s Wear Daily”, as the name suggests, is a daily publication focusing on the business of women’s clothing. Published in America from 1910, it’s been monitoring trends for over a century. The complete archive of this publication, complete with high …

Don’t forget your pants! An exploration of the Women’s Wear Daily archive online Read more »

Last night was a first for some of our Film Studies and Creative Writing final year students who saw five of their completed projects on the big screen at No. 6 Cinema in the Historic Dockyard. Three films explored the …

Creative Arts Film Review: Student Shorts at No. 6 on Thursday 28th May Read more »

A chance meeting at library reception led to today’s event.  I was able to put Joyce, from Portsmouth’s Inky Fingers creative writing group, in touch with Alison Habens, undergraduate course leader for creative writing.  6 students (gown) met with 8 …

Town and Gown Creative Writers Event Read more »

20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 13/04/15 Read more »