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Bridgeman Education: free trial

Friday, 14 October, 2011 by Book Library Team

“A unique and educational resource from the world’s leading source of fine art, cultural and historical images.” Bridgeman Education. The Book Library has just set up a free trial for an online image resource called Bridgeman Education. Bridgeman Education enables … Continue reading

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Oxford University Art History Podcasts

Tuesday, 14 June, 2011 by Book Library Team

Oxford University’s Open Spires project aims to make recordings of lectures and other events at the university available to a global audience. A wide range of subjects are covered, but most interesting for Courtauld Students are the range of history … Continue reading

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Education Image Gallery: free trial

Friday, 4 February, 2011 by Book Library Team

The Book Library has just set up a free trial for an online resource called the Education Image Gallery, which provides access to over 56,000 images, drawn from the following collections: •The Fitzwilliam Museum •Getty •GovEd Communications •The North Highland … Continue reading

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Courtauld Book(mark) Library : Keep track of your research

Monday, 27 September, 2010 by Book Library Team

There are a range of social bookmarking sites available online which can help you manage references to electronic resources. Delicious allows you to keep a log of bookmarked pages which can be accessed from any computer, rather than book- marking … Continue reading

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A quick word from the serials librarian

Monday, 24 May, 2010 by Book Library Team

June 10 nearing… A reminder to all students that the Oxford English Dictionary and Chicago Manual of Style are accessible online, on campus only for the latter and off campus also for the former using Athens authentication. Links from our … Continue reading

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Current awareness, Artists files revealed

Thursday, 20 May, 2010 by Book Library Team

What is it? It is a web-based directory of institutional holdings of artists files compiled by the Art Libraries Society of North America. Researchers can browse the collection statements of various institutions and find links to further institutional resources. What … Continue reading

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Finding images on the Internet

Friday, 23 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

The following is a quick guide to locating good quality images on the web. The first point of call when looking for art historical images is the subscription database ARTstor which can be accessed using your Senate House Library membership … Continue reading

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About Art History

Wednesday, 14 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

http://arthistory.about.com/ Take a look at the art history section of About.com. It contains some useful reference information and some advice on writing good art history essays. It also features artist biographies, artistic movements and time periods, as well as job … Continue reading

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