I wanted to share this assignment with you all (anyone who’s interested), which is an annotated bibliography I had to make for my Information Literacy module. The reason I’m sharing it is because it’s an area of librarianship I feel passionately about and that’s information literacy and arts students.
Who is this for? I’d suggest anyone who works in arts education (not just as a librarian, maybe as a tutor, lecturer, technician, anyone really).
I’m not saying ‘Look at this – the most amazing work ever’ more a ‘Hey, this could be useful and maybe lead you on to even more information’.
We had to have exactly 12 items comprising of at least 1 book, 1 website and 1 academic journal article.
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The season of the end of year degree show is upon us and for some of us may have already ended. This year I have been to more degree shows than ever before. I stumbled across this article by Elizabeth Price in the A-N Degree Show Guide, which inspired me to write this piece; along with attending the Leeds Beckett School of Art, Architecture & Design degree show titled ‘Do’.
As an art history graduate I want to suppress the need to dissect art works and think about them on my own terms and, ultimately, enjoy what I am looking at . I didn’t dissect Leeds Beckett’s show, but I did start to think, with my impending Masters, can you see what effect a library might have had on a degree show? Is there any way you could measure this? Can you see which/what resources may have helped?
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