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Research help from the Courtauld librarians

Tuesday, 8 April, 2014 by Nick Brown

Following on from a successful and well received trial we will now be offering Courtauld students (at all levels) research help in an informal setting. Every Wednesday from now on and until further notice we’ll be offering drop-in support in the … Continue reading

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Free access to Palgrave Macmillan journals in March

Tuesday, 4 March, 2014 by Nick Brown

Until the end of March, Palgrave Macmillan is offering free online access to all of its journals. Among the most interesting titles for Courtauld staff and students will be Postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies, Feminist Review and Psychoanalysis, … Continue reading

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Recent acqusitions: Courtauld alumni and staff publications

Wednesday, 26 February, 2014 by Book Library Team

While visiting the Courtauld Book Library, you may have noticed the three recent acquisitions displays to the side of the issue desk. The library staff see dozens of new acquisitions arrive every week, and these displays are a wonderful way … Continue reading

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Archnet relaunch

Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 by Nick Brown

Launched in 2002 Archnet.org website has recently been significantly revamped to include new features, content and better design. Archnet is the leading online study resource focusing on architecture in Islamic societies. Among the improvements are an increase in the historic archives available … Continue reading

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New open access e-book collection

Monday, 27 January, 2014 by Nick Brown

Last week Getty Publications launched a Virtual Library providing free access to over 250 backlist titles. The collection comprises titles published by the J.Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute and cover a diverse range … Continue reading

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New e-journal and e-books trials

Wednesday, 8 January, 2014 by Nick Brown

The Book Library is currently trialing two new resources; the online edition of the London Review of Books and Oxford University Press’ Very Short Introductions e-book series. The London Review of Books is a leading literary and intellectual journal which … Continue reading

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The Books That Shaped Art History

Tuesday, 29 October, 2013 by Nick Brown

In advance of the Research Forum’s panel discussion and book launch this Thursday (details below) celebrating the publication of The Books That Shaped Art History, we thought we’d mention that all of the books discussed are available to consult or … Continue reading

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Introducing our new Graduate Trainnees

Monday, 28 October, 2013 by Book Library Team

Hello, I’m Bobbie Winter-Burke and I am one of the new Graduate Trainees in the Book Library. Before joining The Courtauld in September, I was a Library Assistant at Middlesex University in Hendon. As I knew I wanted to work … Continue reading

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E-resource update

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 by Nick Brown

For the new academic year, we have substantially increased our e-resource provision. We have subscribed to two databases which aggregate e-journal content, allowing you to cross-search across a large number of journal titles online. The first of the new databases … Continue reading

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Book Library closure period

Monday, 29 July, 2013 by Book Library Team

Please be aware that the Book Library will be closed from the 1st of August through to the 1st of September, inclusive. The library staff can still be contacted via the Booklib email address. Courtauld Institute of Art staff and … Continue reading

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