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Online resource: Free art books online from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim!

January 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Online resource: Free art books online from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim! · General Posts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is offering full-text (and artwork!) art books, exhibition catalogues, educator publications, online publications, the Metropolitan Museum Journal, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin via their MetPublications website. Most of the aforementioned publications are available for online reading and downloadable as PDFs!!! The recently published titles have online previews (though not […]

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Online resource: The British Library makes 1 MILLION images available for free

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Online resource: The British Library makes 1 MILLION images available for free · General Posts

Welcome back and HAPPY NEW YEAR, OCAD U students! Looking for images to use, repurpose, and remix for your upcoming projects? The British Library is helping you do just that as they have released 1 million images through Flickr commons. Read more about the project or browse the collection. Don’t forget that you can access […]

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Online Resource: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

December 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on Online Resource: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History · General Posts

Metropolitan Museum of Art Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History This wonderful online resource from the Metropolitan Museum of Art allows digital access to the Met’s impressive collection! Navigate the collection by geography, chronology, works of art, and theme (thematic essays). The Timeline includes 300 timelines, 930 essays, and close to 7000 objects for users to […]

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OCAD U Wi-Fi Printing From Your Laptop

December 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on OCAD U Wi-Fi Printing From Your Laptop · General Posts

How to Print From Your Laptop Follow the instructions from OCAD U IT services on Wi-Fi printing from your laptop. Please note that this is for Mac users only and applies to B&W printing only! If printing is not working from your laptop, please seek help from the Laptop Help Desk.    

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“Reformatting” Iconic Works of Art

December 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on “Reformatting” Iconic Works of Art · General Posts

A recent article by Alex Ward at Daily Mail UK profiles makeup artist Valeriya Kutsan, who makes models’ faces into a canvas and recreates famous artistic images such as the Mona Lisa, the work of Roy Lichtenstein to contemporary pop culture images such as Mickey Mouse and Angry Birds characters. Photographs were done by Alexander Khoklov […]

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Online resource: Online Art Books from Art Canada Institute

December 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off on Online resource: Online Art Books from Art Canada Institute · General Posts

The Art Institute of Canada has launched an exciting new digital media initiative: Online Art Books! With the Canadian Online Art Book Project, the Art Institute of Canada will be releasing 6-12 digital art books every year. Subjects include iconic Canadian artists as well as key themes, people, and topics in Canadian visual culture. The […]

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Andres Serrano photographs Cuba (via Vice)

November 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on Andres Serrano photographs Cuba (via Vice) · General Posts

Amazingly talented New York photographer Andres Serrano is profiled in this short, aesthetic documentary by Vice as Serrano works in a different manner than usual (out of studio) to capture Cuba.     To delve further, here are select books regarding Serrano and his work at OCAD U Library!   Andres Serrano: The Morgue by […]

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“Future Screens are Mostly Blue”

November 27th, 2013 · Comments Off on “Future Screens are Mostly Blue” · General Posts

Sci Fi fans and/or design students may be interested in reading the article “Future Screens are Mostly Blue” by Roman Mars at 99% Invisible about the design of computer screens as portrayed in science movies. The conclusion that depictions of futuristic screens are mostly blue was determined by Chris Noessel and Nathan Shedroff, authors of […]

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Last Day for Food for Fines

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off on Last Day for Food for Fines · General Posts

Have outstanding late fines? Today is the last day of our Food for Fines initiative. For every non-perishable item donated, patrons will receive $2 off of their overdue fines to a maximum of $20. Please note this event only applies to overdue fines. It does not apply to fees for lost or damaged items. Don’t […]

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Summertime Hours

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off on Summertime Hours · General Posts

As the summer is upon us, we are going to changing our hours to 9:00 am to 6:45 pm, Monday to Friday. We hope that you will come by and say hello, when you’re not enjoying the sunshine, that is! Don’t forget that we have tons of resources for your entertainment—save your money, and come […]

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