There are lots of lovely new books coming into the library at the moment but Brent Luvaas’ Street Style: An ethnography of fashion blogging seemed an appropriate choice. If you’re reading this at home, you’ll be pleased to know that …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 23 May 2016 Read more »

Another interesting week, helping students with some last minute referencing enquiries prior to dissertation hand-ins. I really enjoy seeing what they’ve spent the last 6 months or so working on. This week, I’ve learnt something about Snapchat and am really …

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Pluralsight Creative? Will that ever catch on?  Perhaps it is only difficult for those of us familiar with its old name, Digital Tutors.  Whatever the name students, particularly those in the School of Creative Technologies, will love this resource.  It …

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It can sometimes be difficult, separated as we are from departments and the assessment process, to place our work as enquiries staff into the wider context of academic output and achievement. Sure, we see essays and dissertations on screens as …

In the end, it’s all worth it. And here’s why… Read more »

Word & Image.  Art, Books and Design: from the National Art Library Edited by Rowan Watson, Elizabeth James and Julius Bryant. I first saw this lovely book in the V&A bookshop and decided it was a ‘must buy’ for our …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/05/2015 Read more »