Posted by LibeRaCe on June 22, 2009
The archives of Gala, Miner’s and Crystal, three cosmetics companies operating during and after the Second World War have been digitised and made freely accessible through the VADS website.
The archives are a valuable resource for the study of the history of cosmetics, advertising photography, fashion promotion and women in the Second World War.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on January 31, 2008
**NEW FOR 2008**
The Art & Design Directory 2008- CareerScope Guides – http://www.isco.org.uk/
Provides help in finding the right FE/HE/Postgraduate courses throughout the UK with details of entry requirements, fees, content, application procedures and course contact details.
Find in the library at Reference shelf 378.
Second Steps:One stop resource for setting up a business in the applied arts -Morenment,C
This pocket size guide includes sections of self promotion, marketing, copyright, selling via galleries and the Internet, manufacturing and grant awards. Contact details of useful organisations and trusts are also provided.
Find it in the library at shelf number 700MOO.
The Marcan Handbook of Arts Organisations - Millenium Ed – UK & Ireland
Extensive listings of regional, national and international arts and cultural organisations. Directory headings include architecture, visual arts, design, crafts, theatre, classical music, film and literature. There is also a small section for ’Late Entries’.
ind this in the library at shelf number 700MAR.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on January 28, 2008
Step by step guides for ladies and mens cuts
Text and picture instructions
Powerpoint presentation tutorials
Test Questions for each topic
PDF notes to download
Equipment glossary, including cutting tools and styling products
Lessons on hair analysis, perming and dressing long hair
Have you applied for your ATHENS account yet?
This gives you free access to all the on-line library resources on the college network and at home - ask in the library for details or download a form in Moodle.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on January 23, 2008
The Victorian Web – brilliant links to everything Victorian- religion, politics, philosophy, thechnology and much more
BBC Victorians Website – a site for younger students or ILS with a good introduction to the Victorian era. You can also try Show.Me.Victorians for other fun interactive games and displays or Channel 4′s Victorian Children section.
Virtual Victorians – follow the day in the life of a victorian family, play victorian games like the magic lantern or decoupage and view images of everyday objects from the time.
VOS Humanities Research - a more academic site to help with Victorian studies including literature and medicine topics.
The Best of History Website – Award winning history portal, giving access to over 1000 history websites from pre-history to more modern eras, including oral history, games and animations for k-12.
What the Victorians did for us - BBC Archive site – more Victoriana than you can shake a stick at. From Queen Victoria to muck and brass.
Learn more about this era at shelf 942.08
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Posted by LibeRaCe on December 21, 2007
Subject Finder (developed by Lambeth College) provides access to high-quality web resources for academics, teachers, lectures and students categorised by subject areas across many FE disciplines. It is designed to search only educational websites, without users being overwhelmed with a huge number of search results.
Find Online Resources for:
Construction Carpentry Engineering Electronics Sports
Travel & Tourism Accounting Beauty Therapy Social Care
Sign Language Sociology Arts & Crafts Charities Performing
and many more………
Previous posts on these subjects can be found by clicking the links on the left of the LibeRaCe home page.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on December 3, 2007
The British Library have produced Industry Guides to help new businesses research their target market.
Containing both resource lists of useful reports and links to online information – they are a valuable asset to your marketing mix!
Useful for our fashion, beauty, wood occupations, sports, design, catering, music, tourism and film students!!
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