Tag Archives: e-resources

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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East End Archive at The Cass

Commercial Road Library East End Archive Book at London Metropolitan University Archive : imagining the East End : the East End archive at the Cass / Susan Andrews and Nick Haeffner ; editor, Zelda Cheatle The East End Archive at the Cass  http://www.eastendarchive.org is an … Continue reading

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Library Matters Our New Module on WebLearn

Library Matters is an interactive fun guide on WebLearn to help students  to make good use of library print & online resources. Library Matters is an open course that will help you learn how to find and use information you need … Continue reading

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MetCat our new Library Resource Discovery Tool

Library Resource Discovery Tool New students love the ‘googlelike’ ability to find print books and e-books on their research topic without having to master difficult databases. It is a great launchpad for new students. MetCat is our new discovery tool … Continue reading

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