Archive for the ‘School of Arts’ Category

On trial: Eighteenth Century Drama

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

We have Eighteenth Century Drama: Censorship, Society and the Stage on trial until 30 June 2016. You can search Eighteenth Century Drama to find almost every play submitted for a licence in England between 1737 and 1824.  This also includes hundreds of documents that provide a social context for the plays, such as papers of ...

On trial: Oxford Scholarly Editions Online

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We have Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) on trial until 12 June 2016. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) currently contains digital equivalents of over 750 scholarly editions, dating back to the early years of the twentieth century, of works written by authors principally active between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin ...

Feast day Saint Albert the Great: 15 November

Monday, November 9th, 2015

This Sunday, 15th November is the feast day of Saint Albert the Great. Saint Albert the Great is one of the patron saints of The Faculty of Education and Arts. A Dominican Friar, Albert was a scientist long before the age of science, and an adviser to popes, bishops, kings, and ...

A patch above

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Think of the word patchwork and chances are it brings to mind something old that needs repair to last a little longer. The petite quilts currently displayed on level 3 of Strathfield Campus Library defy this notion in their novelty, but their beauty will see them being treasured and enduring. Sewing ...

Tech Expo at Strathfield

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Last week visitors were surprised to see a Game of Thrones-style chair in the entrance to Strathfield Campus Library, which was a show piece for the Medieval Fayre library festivities. This week we have an outdoor buffet serving table with an inbuilt cooler capacious enough to keep any large gathering ...

On trial: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Tribune / Herald Tribune

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

This historical newspaper provides scholars and researchers with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1841 - 1962 We have this trial of New York Tribune / Herald Tribune until 13 November, so please take a look and let us know what you ...

Spotlight on: ARTstor

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

ARTstor has images to suit a range of subjects including religion, literature, cultural studies, textiles and, of course, art. You can search for images or browse by collection, classification or geography. Images can be printed and saved or exported to PowerPoint. Each image is accompanied by details and citations that can be ...

New: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers

Monday, March 16th, 2015

We now subscribe to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers. This collection gives full text with images from nine newspapers that offer primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts. Atlanta Daily World Chicago Defender Cleveland Call and Post Los Angeles Sentinel New York Amsterdam News Norfolk ...

On trial: Adam Matthew, First World War Collections

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

We have the following collections, from Adam Matthew Digital Collections from Sage, on trial until 1st June. The First World War, including: Visual Perspectives and Narratives Personal Experiences Propaganda and Recruitment The First World War portal showcases a wealth of primary source material for the study of the Great War, complemented by a range of ...

Technology student works on display at Strathfield Library

Monday, December 1st, 2014

On October 23, 2014 an exhibition showcasing end of year projects created by students enrolled in TECH307: Design and Technology Internship was launched at the Strathfield Campus Library. A variety of food, resistant materials and textiles works were on display on Level 3. Technology teaching staff joined parents to congratulate students ...