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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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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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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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New Online Resource: Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives Film Collection

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 by Nick Brown

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) at Dunbarton Oaks have recently made available online fourteen films from their collection. Of greatest interest to Courtauld staff and students will be those dealing with the restoration and conservation, during the first … Continue reading

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New Art History Resources Online

Monday, 25 February, 2013 by Nick Brown

Several resources of art historical interest have recently become available online, with a special relevance to those studying British art history. The Royal Academy Winter Exhibition catalogues from 1870 to 1939 have been digitised and are now available on the … Continue reading

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Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online

Wednesday, 2 January, 2013 by Nick Brown

We are pleased to announce our subscription to the online version of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.   Benezit comprises approximately 170,000 artist entries. In addition to biographical information, many records also includes signatures, auction records, holding institutions and exhibition … Continue reading

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