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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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Visible Body online resource

‘Visible Body’ is an online resource, now available to London Met staff and students.  It is an interactive human anatomy atlas that allows users to manipulate the torso and strip away layers to reveal muscles, nerves, skeletal structure etc., and to … Continue reading

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New E-Resource of plays available

London Met libraries has recently subscribed to a collection of ebooks called ‘Nick Hern Books’, which is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers. The collection has approximately 400 plays that can be found on the library catalogue by … 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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Water For Life display

February is spotlight on water in London Met’s environment sustainability action areas, to help promote this we have put together a display of some water themed books from Aldgate library’s collection. From paintings by Turner, Whistler or Hockney or the iconic … Continue reading

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London Animation Festival

Inspiring all you animators out there, our current display in Aldgate library is to coincide with the London Animation Festival. “Founded in 2003, LIAF aims to dispel the popular misconception that animation is just cartoons for kids by screening the … Continue reading

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Art For Change

‘Protest art is avowedly activist, seeking to achieve a tangible political impact by mobilizing opinion against a powerful adversary. Protest art turns state propaganda on its head, creating a subversive counter to official iconography.’ (taken from 100 ideas that changed Art via Credo Reference on The … Continue reading

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Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) at University for the Creative Arts

  The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has released over 1300 newly researched records of old master paintings. The 1,306 paintings, which come from four of the UK’s most important regional collections, … Continue reading

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New Architecture and Interior Design e-books

More e-books are being added to our collection of architecture and interior design holdings. They have the advantage of being available 24/7 and have multi-access so if a book is popular you can still read the e-book especially if the … Continue reading

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