Monthly Archives: October 2011

Spooky Halloween images

Bridgeman Education art images for Halloween imagery From classy Caspar David Friedrich to vintage greeting cards All copyright-cleared for educational use at LondonMet. Access Bridgeman via the library catalogue

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Discover Europe’s television heritage

EUscreen launched yesterday, offers free online access to videos, stills, texts and audio from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives. This is an exciting collaboration of 36 partners from 19 countries. Explore selected content from early 1900s until today. Discover how … Continue reading

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Olympic poster design

Bridgeman Education art and design images has a new interactive resource featuring all Olympic Games posters since the first in 1896. Includes timelines,  visual and historical references, symbols and tips on how to create your own poster for the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Scanning images for teaching

Academics do you need digital images? The Library offers a scanning service for images (and text) from print sources.  The digital images can then be used for a specific WebLearn module under the CLA licence. Some restrictions apply, so ask … Continue reading

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Free CELT workshops in academic and study skills – open to all LondonMet students. No need to book, see programme details here

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Cadyou: free CAD sharing

Find and share CAD blocks, 2-D and 3-D models and textures. Cadyou is a community for digital designers with free, high quality designs for everyone to use. Files are licensed under Public Domain and Creative Commons.

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Image searching; a tutorial

Internet for Image Searching is an interactive tutorial from JISC Digital Media, designed to improve your image searching skills. Step-by-step methods to discover copyright-cleared images for your work.

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Image Copyright do’s and dont’s

Image Copyright for Teaching and Learning a webpage about copyright basics when using artistic works. It details what you are allowed to do under the ‘fair-dealing’ exemptions. For academics, there is information about how to request scans under the CLA  … Continue reading

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Swiss architect Peter Zumthor’s pavilion

I enjoyed exploring the garden within a garden

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Big Books: Commercial Road Library exhibition

A selection of hugely beautiful books from the Oversize section are on display at Commercial Road Library. These lavishly-illustrated art and design books  are too big to fit alongside the regular-sized books. They deserve more attention. Includes A Cabinet of … Continue reading

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