Search for books and ebooks on Library Search. It will tell you what we have in stock and where to find it.
Sometimes there may only be a chapter on a specific topic rather than a whole book. To find those, you will need to use one of our ebook databases which allow you to search through the whole text of a book. We have several ebook collections but a good place to start would be Ebook Central.
• Library Search
• Ebook collections
• Ebook Central
Journal Finder provides details of our print journals and e-journals collections. Library Search will find specific articles from journals so is a good place to start, as it searches across thousands of different journals and will uncover articles in places you may not think to look.
The library subscribes to a large collection of databases and you can look on the E-Databases A-Z list to see the full range. These include a range of multi-subject databases which are relevant to many subject areas. Depending on your topic you may find additional relevant material here.
There is no single database which contains references to all Photography journals. You will need to look at a range of resources. Useful places to start are listed below:
a-n The Artists Information Company - A contemporary visual arts information site including the full text of a-n Magazine. Also includes practical information for artists and designers: artist's contract toolkit, codes of practice for visual arts, good exhibition practice, a what's on guide and more
Art & Architecture Source - Provides the full text of 750 journals, plus references to articles in hundreds more.
Arts & Humanities Database - This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
Camerawork Archive 1972-1987 - Camerawork was a journal designed for the exchange of ideas, views and information on photography and other forms of communication. Articles are on topics such as exploring the application, scope and content of photography. Included in the archive are volumes 1-32.
Design & Applied Arts Index [DAAI] -A comprehensive index to over 300 design and design-related journals. It contains data on over 27,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, firms and workshops. Subjects covered include animation, architecture, industrial design, interior design, furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, fashion, textiles, embroidery, advertising, packaging, photography, and much more. From 1987 to date.