Latest Craft Arts International magazine at DCE Library

Latest Craft Arts International magazine at DCE Library

The latest edition of Craft Arts International features articles on artists Lino Tagliapietra, Marc Rusak, Jazmina Cininas, Peter Randall-Page,Louis Thompson, Malcolm Appleby, Derek Weidman, Carol McNicol and Marc Andre Robinson. Lino Tagliapietra is an artist working in the media of glass- his work is featured on the cover. Marc Rusak comments on the commodification of nature. Jazmina […]

New book at DCE Library: The Eiffel Tower: The Three Hundred Metre Tower

New book at DCE Library: The Eiffel Tower: The Three Hundred Metre Tower

The Eiffel Tower: The Three Hundred Metre Tower Special 25th Edition. (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch and Japanese Edition). by Bertrand Lemoine This reprint of the original publication (circa 1900), explores the design and construction of this fascinating building. The book includes technical drawings and photographs, as well as  blue prints, which will […]

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 […]

DCE Library Book Sale Tuesday 24 May

 DCE Library will be holding a book sale in conjunction with a cake sale, next Tuesday 24 May 11.30am onwards down in the courtyard (near the Exhibition Space). You can buy books and/or cakes, and all money collected will be donated to the Cancer Council. And if you are a baker, please consider donating a […]

The Field Guide to Typography: Typefaces in the Urban Landscape

The Field Guide to Typography: Typefaces in the Urban Landscape

A quarter of a century ago most people didn’t know what  fonts were, let alone different types of font. In the present day of blogs and social media there is so much more to know  beyond Roman Times or Helvetica. This guide book presents over 125 typefaces old and new,  commonly known and unusual,  – with […]

Remember to sign out of your Google Account

Remember to sign out of your Google Account

    DCE Library staff are finding that some students are logging into their Google accounts and are leaving the “stay signed in” option checked. This is leaving their account logged in even after they close the internet browser regardless of whether they are using Explorer or Google Chrome. Please make sure you sign out […]

DCE Library Workshops on offer

DCE Library staff can present a variety of internet and database workshops to improve your  research skills and knowledge. We can demonstrate a topic and/or database in sessions of twenty minutes to half an hour (depending on complexity). If you are interested ask your teacher if they can book in your class, or come and […]

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 […]