Category Archives: Using Images

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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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History of Cartography free e-books from the University of Chicago Press

Online access is free of charge: view, search, and download  “About the Project ~ The History of Cartography Project is a research, editorial, and publishing venture drawing international attention to the history of maps and mapping. The Project’s major work … 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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Paul Mellon Centre is Now Open

Concrete and Controversy: The Architecture of Connell, Ward and Lucas Paul Mellon Centre in London, Bedford Square is now open Exhibition now showing Until 29 Jan 2016 A display of material from the Dennis Sharp Archive Drawing Room, Paul Mellon … Continue reading

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Collectormania

To coincide with the exhibition Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican gallery, we have put together a display of books from Commercial Road library exploring collecting and artists who collect. The display is in the cabinets outside the library. The exhibition Magnificent … Continue reading

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“May the Fourth Be With You” Star Wars Day

Commercial Road Library staff have really enjoyed putting together this fun new exhibition of SCI-FI books and the extraterrestial  influence on art, architecture and design to celebrate Star Wars Day 4th of May We couldn’t resist this Monday Bank Holiday passing by … Continue reading

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Copyright Free Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art  The Collection Online with over 400,000 images and counting…. Please read the website Open Access for Scholarly Content [OASC] and terms and conditions for images to be sure of copyright In Circulation Blog features in-depth articles and the … Continue reading

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Early photography book display

A selection of books from Commercial Road library exploring early photography techniques and photographers is currently on display in the cabinets outside Commercial Road Library. Inspired by various exhibitions on early photography, or using early photography techniques, current, recent and … Continue reading

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Display of Folk Art and Outsider Art books at Commercial Road Library

The collection at Commercial Road library is a continuous resource of wonder and inspiration on so may topics. Currently on display in the cabinets outside the library is a selection of books from our collection on Folk Art and Outsider … Continue reading

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