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Meet your Librarian – Lindsey Crush

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About Lindsey

Lindsey is the Subject Librarian responsible for the Faculty of Arts & Media. She studied Fine Art at Norwich University of the Arts, Library Studies at Aberystwyth and has a Higher Education teaching qualification.

How can I help you?

You can book one to one tutorials with me to help you with your research or referencing, please contact me via email or you can drop into the library office (DS103) to have a chat!

I work Monday to Friday

As a team, we also provide research and referencing drop-in sessions to assist you in the run-up to written work hand-ins, keep an eye on Instagram (@norwichuni_library) for times and dates.

e-book Collections

Try these virtual shelves which link you to ready-made collections of e-books on specific subjects.

Useful online collections for BA Fine Art

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Fine Art (O’Reilly)

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Fine Art (ProQuest)

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Online Resources

As well as printed materials, the Library also has a wide selection of online resources to help you with your research.

Useful online resources for BA Fine Art

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TV, Video and Sound

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Box of Broadcasts

BoB is an up to date television streaming service available to all students and staff. BoB allows you to view recently aired programmes from over 65 channels and there is a searchable archive of 2 million broadcasts. You can also record programmes aired in the last 30 days which will be stored on the service permanently, meaning you can watch them again and again. Best of all, you do not need a TV license to use this service.

This service is not available outside of the UK. You will need to register with BoB when you first try and access it.

Video resources to support accessing and using BoB are available on the VLE.

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E-Books

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eBook Central

Search our huge database of titles covering a wide variety of topics. All titles are available so you can start reading straight away. A great source for research and learning more about historical and cultural contexts. You can read e-books online, or you can download them to Adobe Digital Editions (PC/Mac) or Bluefire (iOS/Android).

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Maps and Images

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John Johnson Collection

The John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera gives access to over 65,000 digitised documents in five main categories exploring everyday life from the 18th to the early 20th century : 19th-Century Entertainment; The Booktrade; Popular Prints; Crime; Advertising (See also VADS for major images from the collection).

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Maps and Images

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Visual Arts Data Service

VADS includes 140,000 images (fashion, textiles, posters, prints and design artefacts) from over 50 diverse UK collections. Images are copyright-cleared for non-commercial educational use and personal research.

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Maps and Images

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Free Online

Wellcome Images

Free low and high-res historical images from the Wellcome Library collections, including Tibetan Buddhist paintings, ancient Sanskrit manuscripts written on palm leaves, beautifully illuminated Persian books, and many detailed medical photographs inspiring in shape, colour and texture. Images free to reuse with attribution.

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Publications

As well as printed materials, the Library also has a wide selection of online resources to help you with your research.

Useful online publications for BA Fine Art

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Magazine

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Art monthly

One of the UK's leading contemporary art magazines

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Journal

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Online

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Drawing: research, theory, practice

Promotes and disseminates drawing research with a focus on contemporary practice and its theoretical context.

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Magazine

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Frieze

Leading magazine for contemporary art and culture

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Magazine

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Tate etc.

Tate's art magazine, published three times a year.

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Magazine

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On-campus

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Print

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Turps banana

Magazine which concentrates exclusively on painting and is written predominantly by practising painters. Part of the art school of the same name in London.

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