Useful Websites

The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal™ is a free online search platform providing worldwide access to an extensive collection of digitized art history texts from a range of institutions. This multilingual and multicultural union catalog affords art historians and other researchers the ability to search and download complete digital copies of publications devoted to art, architecture, material […]

Free online lessons from Pixar

Free online lessons from Pixar

The first of the storytelling lessons is available now at PixarInABox.org. The “Art of Storytelling” series will provide tips on how to make stories emotionally appealing as well as how to create characters and unique worlds. “We hope that by sharing how we tell stories, we’ll inspire students all over the world to tell their own stories,” Docter […]

Dictionary of Sydney

Dictionary of Sydney

The online Dictionary of Sydney has a huge variety of historical photographs, oral histories, historical maps, suburb plans, information about Sydney companies, events and artefacts all relating to Sydney and its surrounding areas.  1906 By Cazneaux, Harold. Contributed by National Library of Australia [nla.pic-an23242011]

Need copyright free music for your animation or video?

  ccMixter.org is a community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works. Visitors are able to listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in a variety of ways including the download and use of tracks […]

The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes

The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes

Lois van Baarle, professionally known as Loish, a self-taught artist and animator based in the Netherlands, has recently published a book entitled The art of Loish: a look behind the scenes. Now available in the Design Centre Enmore Library, the book features many examples of the artist’s charming and whimsical works and examines some of  the […]

Exciting new changes to Clickview Videos

Clickview Videos, which cover a huge variety of subjects, can now be made interactive. For example, questions can be added to ensure the viewer remains engaged throughout. There are two options – it is possible to copy and edit an existing interactive video or create a new one from any video in Clickview. All saved, […]

National Construction Code 2016: Standards Australia Update

The NCC National Seminars include presenters from both the ABCA and Standards Australia. This clip covers: Major revisions to Standards referenced by NCC Amendments to Standards referenced by NCC Newly referenced Standards in the NCC and Several new Standards in development

Learn about Chemwatch Gold database

Learn about Chemwatch Gold database

Would you like to learn how to search for detailed information about a vast number of chemicals? This data is usually presented as Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS), the legal format for providing information about chemicals used internationally. The database Chemwatch Gold is only available on Sydney Institute computers. There will be a demonstration of […]

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Collection Highlights Digital Collections Prints & Photographs Historic Newspapers Performing Arts Veterans History Sound Recordings Film Maps Manuscripts Topics Sports & Leisure News & Journalism Arts & Culture Religion & Philosophy World History & Cultures Science, Technology & Business Government, Politics & Law American History Maps & Geography   The Library of Congress is the […]

The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: The New Edition

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to present the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: The New Edition. www.metmuseum.org/timeline The Timeline is rethought with a new navigation and interface, updated images, and restructured editorial content. Still relational in nature, it allows a reader to find exactly what he or she needs while also encouraging total immersion through a […]