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Cycle September

Cycle September is here, and there’s only one thing for it – look at some books on bicycle design or consider how the bicycle can be a work of art. Marcel Duchamp managed famously with one of his first readymades … Continue reading

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Money Money Money

The new polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen is to go into circulation on September the 14th, and the Bank of England Museum are commemorating the event with an exhibition exploring the literary connections of the bank. Aldgate library has … Continue reading

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Paolozzi and Pop

We are lucky enough to be based just around the corner from the fantastic Whitechapel Gallery, who are currently hosting a fabulous exhibition by Eduardo Paolozzi the ‘godfather of pop’. Earlier this year his famous mosaics at Tottenham Court Road … Continue reading

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Talwin Morris on VADS database

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is the online resource for visual arts, and they have just launched one of the world’s largest collections of Art Nouveau designs for book covers by Talwin Morris. The collection is held by Glasgow School of Art … Continue reading

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Map it Out

To coincide with the current exhibition at the British Library ‘Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line’, we have put together a display of some of our map related books in Aldgate Library. Maps have long been a source … Continue reading

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Cass E-Resources Focus

                  CASS students – looking for information sources for CCS? The Library provides access to databases (online collections of information resources) that will help you find the material you need to research … Continue reading

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Green Week 2016 at London Metropolitan University 7th March – 11th March

Green week 2016  London Met has been named ‘best in England’ for reducing carbon emissions and now Green week 2016 is back and bigger than ever. We have a wide range of sustainability activities taking place across our campus to … Continue reading

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Statista Our New Database

Statista database here at London Met university offers Infographics that “can transform complex topics into clear, conceptual and visually striking designs. They serve as informative and eye-catching additions to any website, newsletter or in social media activities. Statista Infographics may be used … Continue reading

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Information Visualised book display at Commercial Road Library

Graphs, tables, charts and maps are some of the ways artists and designers visualise data and information. Inspired by the current ‘Big Bang Data’ show on at Somerset House, which explores the issues surrounding the datafication of our world through … Continue reading

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Survey of London Blog

  Survey of London The Survey of London provides essential reading for anyone wishing to find out about the capital’s built environment. The Survey of London has explored London districts in its 120-year history, from Soho, Mayfair and Covent Garden … Continue reading

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