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Google Scholar & LondonMet Library catalogue

Have you ever found that you can’t access some of the articles or papers found through Google Scholar searches? Now you can link Google Scholar for simultaneous searches of LondonMet Library and MetCat (Open WorldCat) resources. So, if you find … Continue reading

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Evernote digital notebook

Evernote  software could be described as a ‘digital notebook’. It can be used to write notes and to compile research materials in various formats; text, entire webpages,  images, video & audio. It can be used to store files, create moodboards … Continue reading

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Materials Clinic – last few places!

Commercial Road Library Tuesday 5th March & Tuesday 19th March 2013 Don’t delay! Book your place for an individual or group session with expert materials consultant Margaret Pope. Bring along your designs and get help to source innovative and exciting … Continue reading

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Reverse image searching

Images downloaded from the web in a hurry without proper referencing? If you can’t remember who, what or where, try  Google Images – Search by Image.  Click the camera icon in the search box and upload your mystery image. Not … 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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Exhibition proposals invited: analogue image bank

Some of the more seasoned academics at The CASS will remember the teaching era where 35mm slides were used in lectures.  Commercial Road Library still has a slide collection comprising over 90,000 art and design images. Proposals are invited from … Continue reading

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Archives Hub

The Archives Hub is an easy to use website which makes it possible to search for  subjects across a wide range of UK archives. The Hub  is an invaluable tool to help discover the location of primary research materials for … Continue reading

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The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Institute has teamed up with international libraries and museums to provide free online access to art history publications in the public domain. View or download complete digital versions of books and related literature for the study of art, … Continue reading

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Read LondonMet academics 4: Maurice Mitchell

Maurice Mitchell is Professor of Architecture of Rapid Change and Scarce Resources in the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Design at LondonMet where he runs a Diploma Studio where students base their design work on research carried out during an … Continue reading

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Directory of Photographic Collections in the UK

An invaluable online resource for research in photography and the subjects depicted in photographs.  Cross-search collections to discover the whereabouts of original photographs by a photographer. You can also search by photographic process, location or subject. Not in itself an … Continue reading

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