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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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London Fashion Week – Commercial Road Library Exhibition

London Fashion Week

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Elephant Folio in the Room

White Project by Edmund de Waal RA Library and Print Room is an exploration of the colour white and the impact that white objects have on their surroundings; an interweaving of words and books with sculpture, paintings and photographs. Featuring … Continue reading

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“Library Matters” at Learning and Teaching Conference 2015

  Learning and Teaching Conference Theme “Higher Education on the Move – New Ways of Learning and Teaching” Tuesday 7th July  - Afternoon Session Group  TM1-41  3 pm Library Matters: Developing Learners Information Skills for Study and Employment  with Senior Academic … Continue reading

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Copyright Changes for Libraries June 2014

  New laws passed allow for new ‘format neutral’ copying in tune with the internet and digital age. What’s changing? The law is changing to make it easier and cheaper for cultural institutions like libraries, archives, and museums to use, … 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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Subject help from your librarian

Do you know who your librarian is? There is a specialist for each subject area who can advise you about the best resources for your research. Make contact by asking in the library or you can find your librarian’s email … Continue reading

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RIBA British Architectural Library Drop-In’s for Students

NEW! Drop-in library inductions Free – Every first Tuesday of the month First session: Tuesday 5 February 6-7pm Come along to this short, practical session to find out more about the British Architectural Library’s collections and how to find what … Continue reading

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Architecture Ordnance Survey and Historic maps from Digimap

Digimap Online Ordnance survey maps of the UK guidelines on Architecture and Spatial Design Library web page Online Tutorial for Digimap Roam and Ancient Roam via YouTube (10 mins,) http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/os/osdigimaphelp.htm#carto/carto_notes.htm Please be aware of problems with Carto message from Edina … Continue reading

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