Are you a budding artist, designer or hobbyist? The library display space is available to all students and staff to exhibit what fascinates them, from art and design to photographic collections, painted miniature collections, academic posters suitable for a general audience or more conceptual pieces.

Our NFWB collection inspired Havant College textile students to make art. Their work is exhibited near a complemental display of books from our Rare Books Collection. Looking at both displays it is not easy to see which came first, the …

April’s book display from our Rare Books Collection Read more »

Finding images online can be challenging. While we have excellent image databases comprising many thousands of images licensed for you to reuse and adapt, sometimes you just want to search the web for inspiring images that match the colours of …

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Artstor contains over 2.5 million images on a wide range of subjects.  You can use any of these images for assignments (lecturers can also use them for teaching and research (provided they are used behind a password, e.g. in Moodle).  If …

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Like dance and writing, art expresses what is hidden in the mind through the movements of the body, and gives mindful expression to those feelings that are concealed in the body.  Getting creative can reduce stress levels and improve concentration, …

23+ wellbeing things. No. 20 – Art self-therapy Read more »

Google is great for many things, and while librarians seem to spend their lives preaching about its limitations for academic research, there are a number of interesting specialist tools Google have developed on the quiet that offer access to some …

Google has been busy… Read more »

We are proud to buy and decorate the Library with our students’ competition-winning art to stimulate and inspire future generations. We are just as proud to exhibit shorter-lived displays of interests, hobbies and projects from students, often displaying their work …

Student led change (6) – proud to display your art and hobbies Read more »

Over the past couple of months, our new Rare Books display case has been put to great use to show to you some of our collection that are not usually on display. In October we had the powerful artwork of …

Divine Images from our Rare Books Collection Read more »

Our glass cabinet display isn’t just there to look pretty and stop people falling into the book returns sorter, although it admittedly does both rather well.  You can borrow any of the books in these cabinets.  We just put them behind …

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