Welcome to all new MA students in Arts and Design.
Our Library Welcome video shows you all you need to know about getting started with the library in four minutes!  Find out about our spaces, resources, IT and all of the help available to support your studying and research. 


We’re really looking forward to meeting you all, so why not visit our welcome tables to pick up your guide to the library and beautiful library bag.

Welcome back …

We’re now into the third week of teaching and hopefully you’ve all read your module guides so know what to expect for the semester. Here’s our 3 tips for getting started

1. Check your My Module Resources list

Now’s the time to start on some of your essential module reading. Log into SunSpace to access the link or visit My Module Resources from the Library website to see the resources recommended my your module tutors.

2. Visit your subject support webpage

All of the essential information about your subject support can be found on our website. Here you will find out how to contact your liaison librarian, Emily, a copy of your subject guide, how to access skills support, and links to useful sources of information on arts and design.

3. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook

Keep up-to-date with what’s going on in the library @UniofSunLib

                   

This month we’ve received lots of new exhibition catalogues, artists monographs and some of the best annual art publications such as Frieze Art Fair

To find exhibition catalogues, try searching by topic keyword or artist’s name in the library catalogue.

Design for 3D printing is a hot topic and we have resources in the library to help you explore the possibilities.
Klanten, R. (ed.) (2014) Printing things: visions and essentials for 3D printing Berlin: Gestalten
Make Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. (2013) Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media. 
Lipson, H. and Kurman, M. (2012) Fabricated: the new world of 3D printing. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.
Hoskins, S. (2013) 3D printing for artists, designers and makers. London: Bloomsbury. 
 

Design for 3D printing is a hot topic and we have resources in the library to help you explore the possibilities.

Klanten, R. (ed.) (2014) Printing things: visions and essentials for 3D printing Berlin: Gestalten

Make Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. (2013) Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media.

Lipson, H. and Kurman, M. (2012) Fabricated: the new world of 3D printing. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Hoskins, S. (2013) 3D printing for artists, designers and makers. London: Bloomsbury.

 

More new books for design

Olins, W. (2014) Brand new: the shape of brands to come. London: Thames & Hudson

Pastel: new soft-toned graphics (2014) Hong Kong: Gingko Press.

Mazur, D. and Danner, A. (2014) Comics: a global history, 1968 to the present. London: Thames & Hudson.

Apfelbaum, S. (2014) Designing the editorial experience: a primer for print, web, and mobile. Gloucester: Rockport Publishers.

Lupton, E. (2014) Type on screen: a guide for designers, developers, writers, and students. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Ad agency Johnny Fearless and Aardman Animations have produced a poignant short film to promote the re-opening of London’s Imperial War Museum and the launch of its new First World War Galleries on July 19.

Read more on the Creative Review blog

This week’s new books for fashion
Sims, J. (2014) 100 ideas that changed street style. London: Laurence King Publishing. 
Ehrman, E. (2014) The wedding dress: 300 years of bridal fashions. London: V&A Publishing.
Fundamental fashion illustration. (2013) Barcelona: Monsa.
Fitzgerald, T. and Taylor, A. (2014) 1000 dresses: the fashion design resource.London: Thames & Hudson. 
Leach, R. (2014) The fashion resource book: men. London: Thames & Hudson.

This week’s new books for fashion

Sims, J. (2014) 100 ideas that changed street style. London: Laurence King Publishing.

Ehrman, E. (2014) The wedding dress: 300 years of bridal fashions. London: V&A Publishing.

Fundamental fashion illustration. (2013) Barcelona: Monsa.

Fitzgerald, T. and Taylor, A. (2014) 1000 dresses: the fashion design resource.London: Thames & Hudson.

Leach, R. (2014) The fashion resource book: men. London: Thames & Hudson.

Welcome to Coffee by Taylors of Harrogate.

Two recent blog posts by Creative Review that are well worth a look.

Frank Budgen directs Taylors of Harrogate ad

Taylors of Harrogate ad: How it was done

The performances are on, the exhibitions are up, but we’ll be here all summer. For those of you who are keen to make a start on your dissertation reading, make the most of our vacation opening hours. 24/7 opening has now finished until September. There are still plenty of opportunities to visit us, borrow resources and take advantage of the information seeking advice of your Liaison Librarian, with staffed hours throughout the day and in the evenings.
For up-to-date information about our opening hours at Murray and St. Peters, check the library website

The performances are on, the exhibitions are up, but we’ll be here all summer. For those of you who are keen to make a start on your dissertation reading, make the most of our vacation opening hours. 24/7 opening has now finished until September. There are still plenty of opportunities to visit us, borrow resources and take advantage of the information seeking advice of your Liaison Librarian, with staffed hours throughout the day and in the evenings.

For up-to-date information about our opening hours at Murray and St. Peters, check the library website

(Source: uoslibperformingarts)

CR Blog: New World Cup ads from Beats and Coca-Cola

Two more major World Cup ads have launched this week, from Beats and Coca-Cola. Both follow a familiar footballing theme, addressing the anticipation before a match from the point of view of the players and the fans respectively. Watch the ads here.

Read more on the Creative Review Blog