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New books in the Library

Sue Tytler is the Academic Liaison Librarian for Media Practice, Music Technology and Musical Instrument Making, Graphic Design, Illustration, Furniture and Product Design, and Textile Design. You can view lists of the latest new books added to stock in these … Continue reading

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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

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Season’s Greetings

To all CASS students and academics. Best wishes for a good Christmas break and a happy and productive 2013 from all at Commercial Road Library. The Christmas illustration is from the Bridgeman Education image database. You can access this rich … Continue reading

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Dazed Digital

Dazed Digital is a free online offshoot of the long-established Dazed and Confused magazine. Editorial, features and interviews reflect new directions in arts & culture; fashion, photography, illustration, music & film.  The Projects section offers opportunities to participate in various … Continue reading

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Images for Weblearn:concepts and subjects

Use the Bridgeman Education image e-resource to browse for images handily grouped by concepts and subjects. The facility could be a useful short-cut to find artworks from a particular movement, or objects made in a certain medium. Images representing abstract … Continue reading

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“Pantone: The 20th Century in Color”

This New Book available from Commercial Road Library is an exploration of colour trends in design during each decade of the last century. The Pantone company was the pioneer of colour categorisation and their numbering system is the standard for … Continue reading

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Library e-resource: Design & Applied Arts Index

This e-resource supplies abstracts of journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items from 1973 to the present. Access is via the Library catalogue DAAI tools include an area to save your research, a  citation generator for accurate referencing and suggested … Continue reading

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Lovely new books; come and get them!

Don’t forget to browse the new books display at Commercial Road Library. Glossy architecture, art and design publications, how-to-make-it  manuals, semiotic and philosophic texts, inspirational natural history photography, it is all here waiting to be borrowed.

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Library e-resource: AdForum

Find and save advertising images and video clips using the AdForum database . Access  is via the Library catalogue. World-wide coverage of adverts in all media including animation,  games,  print, TV and online.  Search by product, business or awards etc. … Continue reading

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Library Collections: Artists’ Books

Behind the counter at Commercial Road Library we have a large collection of artists’ books. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, an artist’s book can be defined as: a book, or object with book characteristics, … Continue reading

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