Tag: Art history

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The Art of Seeing: teaching visual literacy in the library and classroom: ARLIS event on Thursday 5 June 2014, 10.30 – 16.00

May 12th, 2014 at 10:05

ARLIS is organising a one-day event entiltled ‘The Art of Seeing: teaching visual literacy in the library and classroom’ on Thursday 5th June: “What is Visual Literacy? And why should I need to know? The Association of College and Research Libraries defines Visual literacy as ‘ a set of abilities that enables an individual to [...]

Getty Publications launches Virtual Library: free access to 250 backlist titles (Read Online or Download)

January 24th, 2014 at 12:01

“Getty Publications [has] launched a Virtual Library, providing free online access to more than 250 of its backlist titles. The books are available to read online or download as PDFs. The publications, the earliest of which dates from 1966, span the Getty’s rich publishing history, and include collection catalogues that highlight masterpieces from Getty collections, [...]

Wellcome Images: thousands of years of visual culture made freely available

January 23rd, 2014 at 05:01

Over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are now freely available through Wellcome Images.

British Library Doctoral Open Day: Art and Design

October 10th, 2013 at 08:10

Have you just started your PhD? Doctoral Open Days are a chance for new PhD students to discover the British Library’s unique research materials.

Getty images free to use

August 15th, 2013 at 10:08

The Getty Museum has launched the Open Content Program to share, freely and without restriction, as many of the Getty’s digital resources as possible.

British School at Rome now on Copac

August 9th, 2013 at 08:08

The records of the British School at Rome catalogue have been loaded onto Copac.

National Gallery offers 2 new PhD studentships

June 13th, 2013 at 09:06

The National Gallery is delighted to announce two new, fully-funded, PhD studentships, to start in October 2013, as part of the AHRC’s new Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme.

Henry Moore Institute Research Library now on Copac

April 25th, 2013 at 01:04

The Henry Moore Institute Research Library is a specialist resource for the study of sculpture and its library collections can now be searched on Copac.

Vogue Archive–database trial

January 30th, 2013 at 11:01

The libraries are running a trial of the Vogue Archive, published by Proquest in partnership with Condé Nast. The trial is available through this link: or through the eLibrary Gateway. From the publisher:  The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color [...]

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Library now on SUNCAT

November 29th, 2012 at 03:11

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Library is the latest library to be added to SUNCAT, the Serials Union Catalogue for the UK.