The library provides a very large collection of photobooks, theoretical works, textbooks and manuals, with new titles being added all the time. The exhibition catalogues of all the major galleries in London are on bought standing order.
New academic writing is also available online in journals such as History of Photography, Photographies, and Photography and Culture; and we also take a number of photographic magazines.
THE LIBRARY CAN BE ACCESSED BY CURRENT STUDENTS FROM THE MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE:
Art Full Text – search for articles in journals and magazines
Box of Broadcasts – record and watch television broadcasts
Credo Reference – an online encyclopedia with entries from authoritative sources Learning how to see – updates on new Q library resources
Library Search – search the library’s print and online collections Safari Books Online – access technical manuals, and instructional videos online
Safari Books Online – access technical manuals and instructional videos online
The Academic Liaison Librarian for photography is James Thickins who develops the library’s collections, and runs information skills sessions.
Further information is available from the Library and IT Services, or James’ blog. RSS feeds:
ACADEMIC JOURNALS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
MA Photojournalism alumnus Jason Larkin is now showing at Flowers Gallery
Jason Larkin Past Perfect
Centred around questions of authenticity and the representation of collective histories, Past Perfect (2008 – 2016), is a new series of photographs by British photographer Jason Larkin, highlighting the visual presentation of war and conflict within public museums around the world.
pic.london is a not-for-profit photo festival that is initiated, led and run by artists and photographers, launching its first edition this autumn.
It aspires to support emerging artists and engage the public in thinking about photography.
Fun, accessible, and intellectually inspiring.
1st Opening Thursday 26th October at Gallery SO
This exhibition seeks to explore the scope and scale of visual intrusion in our everyday lives through photographic and mixed media work from emerging artists.
We live in a society that has a CCTV camera on every street corner and a camera-phone in every pocket. Yet intrusion can be as overt as unwanted snapshots […]