Fashion and Textiles AV resources
Artstor contains over 1.8 million digital images relating to the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences from museums, libraries, photo archives, photographers, scholars, artists and artists' estates, and an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.
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Box of Broadcasts (BoB)
BoB enables all staff and students in subscribing institutions to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels. The recorded programmes are then kept indefinitely (no expiry) and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across all subscribing institutions. When searching BoB, use the 'Search options' e.g. to search the 'Title only' and 'TV only'.
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Available on-campus only. Created by The Future Laboratory, LS:N Global is a trends and insight network that plugs you into what is new, next and innovative in consumer needs and lifestyle behaviour.
lynda.com offers training videos that cover a wide range of software, business and creative skills, from 3D animation to web development. Content is added on a weekly basis so that the videos covering the latest version of the software are available. You can choose to watch short videos to provide a quick solution or follow an entire course. There are currently over 1,500 courses and over 85,000 individual tutorials. Tutorials are presented by top professionals with an ability to share their knowledge and industry experience.
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170,000 stories (from 1910-1983) about the people (including oral histories) and companies (including production documents) that made British newsreels and cinemagazines.
Comprehensive searchable reference resource covering all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to date. The dictionary contains 41,000 articles written by leading scholars and experts in each subject. Articles provide links to maps and diagrams as well as over 100,000 searchable images from the Bridgeman Art Library Online, all supported by extensive bibliographies.
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WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors brings together analysis, insight and inspiration for creative organisations that use it to inform design, development and marketing decisions for product and strategy.