Hull University Library (for students on courses validated by Hull University NOTE: Hull does NOT offer access to Library online resources outside the Brynmor Jones Library)
Books in Barnsley College libraries are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:
Here is a list of where to start looking for the books on the library shelf for art, design and fashion. To find whether a book is available in one of the Barnsley College libraries or look for other subject areas on the shelves use Discovery, or Heritage our library catalogue.
|378.170281||Study skills for university|
|709.2||Artists and their art|
|746||Textiles and fashion|
|750||Painting and painters|
|770||Photography and digital arts|
You can use Discovery to search not only Barnsley College books but also many of our online collections of ebooks and journal articles all together from one search box. This is the best place to start your search for academic information whatever the subject. If it is academic articles you are looking for, limit your search in Discovery to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
OpenAthens is our username and password system for access to Discovery and Barnsley College online subscriptions. It also lists on MyAthens all the online collections available. If you want to search a specific collection you can access it here by clicking on the database name. Tick the box in front of the database name to add it to your Favourites. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource. (D) after a name shows that this collection is included in Discovery.
These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian email@example.com.
In the HE Library you will find a selection of magazines full of articles and images to help you with your assignments and give you ideas for your practice. These are all for use within the Library. There are printers nearby where you can copy or scan articles of interest. Hover the mouse over the image below to find out more about what each title offers:
On the shelves near the magazines you will also find examples of exhibition catalogues from BA Fine Art students.
TATE in London has some information online and a huge library collection you can visit.
Design Museum has an online archive.
ArtQuest for professional development.
Adobe Learn – easy to follow tutorials on how to use Adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
How to find free images – a list of seven free stock image sites.
Pinterest – ideal for gathering ideas and inspiration, create personal boards for reference.
Flickr – online storage and sharing photos. Check the guidelines carefully.