Author Archives: Image Curator

Getty Museum to freely share digital resources

The Getty Museum has launched the Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s digital resources as possible. “The initial focus of the Getty Open Content Program is to make available all images of … Continue reading

Posted in Using Images | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Flickr photo sharing: 1 terabyte free

The Flickr photo-sharing website has had a makeover with a snazzy new presentation format. More usefully, it has massively improved the previous limit on the number of photographs and video clips that a member may upload for free. the new … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Using Images | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

New jewellery & metal books in the Library

View covers and descriptions of the new jewellery, metal , gold and silversmithing books available for loan at Commercial Road Library here.

Posted in Library books | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Help the library to help you – and you can earn £10 printing credit

 Tuesday Jun 25, 1200 – 1400 Holloway Road Library ‘Welcome Room’ We are developing a new online module, ‘Library Matters’, to help students develop their skills in searching, managing and using information. We need 10 students to come along to … Continue reading

Posted in event, Library news | Tagged , | Comments Off

Into Obscurity: Commercial Road Library Slide Collection

                An affectionate farewell to the 90,000 35mm transparencies in the library’s slide collection. They are a record how the history of art and design was taught at London Met and its heritage … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Careers event at LondonMet 12th June

Way to Win is a LondonMet day-long careers extravaganza, to be held at the Tower building, Holloway Road on Wednesday 12th June 2013. It is designed to help you succeed in your search for the perfect job. Events will include: … Continue reading

Posted in event, Opportunities | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Legal download sites: e-books, music and film

The Content Map is a UK-based guide to legal digital services. The website recommends legitimate sites where you can download or stream e-books, films, music and video games. The Content Map provides direct links to the legal sites or services.

Posted in Copyright | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Create illustrated book lists with MetCat

Keep lists of library books and articles and items from libraries worldwide with MetCat. The lists will include cover illustrations and links to the library catalogue if you want to re-borrow. MetCat is our own-branded version of WorldCat Local. Sign … Continue reading

Posted in Library books, Library e-resources | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Against Oblivion; featuring Ellie Geary

The MA Curating the Contemporary course at The CASS curate an exhibition alongside artist and illustrator Ellie Geary in the Commercial Road Library gallery space. Students are called to contribute to the project by depositing exhibition press releases, promotional leaflets, … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Current Obsession for art jewellery

Current Obsession is an exciting new art jewellery journal. It is in a large format and lavishly illustrated. The first copy has arrived in the Library and can be found in current journals. Contents include interviews with jewellers and designers, … Continue reading

Posted in Journals | Tagged , , , | Comments Off