Category Archives: engineering & design

While You Were Away: Library Space Upgrades

This is the first post in a series highlighting major Library developments that happened ‘while you were away’ over the summer. The full report is available here. The 3 most significant space upgrades are as follows: 1.Power update: over the summer … Continue reading

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Springer 2019 e-books and protocols update

Our Library’s ebook collections have been further enhanced this year with more than 5,000 new ebooks from the following Springer collections. These are largely frontfile additions for 2019. Many more 2019 titles will continue to be released and become available up until … Continue reading

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New architecture journals database: Avery Index

The Library has begun a subscription to the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals. This electronic database enables you to search for articles from across 325 current and 3,080 retrospective architecture journals from around the world. Avery Index, founded in 1934, … Continue reading

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JISC Geospatial Data service now available for UK maps and spatial data

JISC developed this new mapping and spatial data service with Airbus. Until July 2020 they are making it available for free to the FE/HE community in the UK. It makes available current and historic Ordnance Survey maps and data (including … Continue reading

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New resources: books, databases, journals and more!

We hope you enjoyed Inter-Semester Break and are now back in the groove for the new Semester! Here are some highlights of new and recently added Library resources, as well as some general updates since Autumn that may have passed … Continue reading

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Country Life Magazine Archive 1897-2005

We have just acquired the Country Life magazine digital archive which features content from the very first issues in 1897 up to 2005. These are fully searchable in ProQuest’s database platform, which also includes several other architecture magazine archives we … Continue reading

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Library refurbishment work during Christmas vacation

Level 1 unavailable, 13 Dec 2018 – 7 January 2019, during refurbishment You may have noticed the lighting in the Level 1 training room has just been upgraded.  During the vacation, we’re going to be working to bring the technology … Continue reading

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