DETAIL Inspiration

Posted on 7 March 2014 by Rob S

A new architectural image database from the publishers of the journal Detail is on trial access until 20th March. The database offers visual inspiration for building designs, drawing from more than 2,000 projects from the last 30 years.  It provides photographs, some sketches and technical product information, with a clear and structured search. To access
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Study Skills Book Display

Posted on 27 February 2014 by Rob S

We are currently displaying our collection of study skills books sourced from our main collection. These books contain a wealth of information covering a wide range of vital skills, from essay and dissertation writing tips to research methodology – suitable for all students studying all disciplines! They can be found on the display shelves just
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Noisy neighbours in the library? Send us a text!

Posted on 21 January 2014 by Rob S

We know that it can be annoying if you are in the library and are being disturbed by others in a ‘quiet’ area. You can now tell us about it directly and anonymously by text message. Just text the mobile number advertised on the posters in our study areas with a brief description of where
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A New Quiet Study Room!

Posted on 9 January 2014 by Rob S

We’ve made a few changes over the Christmas break and have a created a brand new space for individual quiet study. The new room contains 12 partitioned desks, each with power sockets and new comfortable chairs. Try it out and let us know what you think! You can find the new room up the small
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Meet the Team – Scott

Posted on 16 December 2013 by Rob S

Name and job title Scott Davies, Library Assistant. Job description in a nutshell I’m one of the first points of contact for people in the evenings and weekends. I try to help with queries from both staff and students. Where did you grow up? Port Talbot. What did you do before the library? I studied
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Killer Drains!

Posted on 11 December 2013 by Rob S

or… Architecture Library answers another enquiry from the public Were you watching Hidden Killers: the Victorian Home on BBC Four at 9pm last night? If you were, you doubtless marvelled at a detailed diagram of a Victorian drain or gasped in admiration at a drawing of a gooseneck balustrade.  Well, who wouldn’t?  But we rather
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Meet the Team – Sam

Posted on 20 November 2013 by Rob S

Name and job title Sam, Library Assistant. Job description in a nutshell I work Sunday afternoons, manning the help desk and fielding students’ queries. During the week, I work in Senghennydd Library. Where did you grow up? In a small village near Abergavenny. What did you do before the library? I worked in a shop
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Archi Top Issues: October 2013

Posted on 15 November 2013 by Rob S

The most borrowed books from the Architecture Library in October 2013 were: Architects’ data / Neufert, Ernst. Metric handbook : planning and design data A Pattern language : towns, buildings, construction / Alexander, Christopher. The New Office / Duffy, Francis. Experiencing Architecture / Rasmussen, Steen E.  
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