Author Archives: John Wright

Drama Online

Drama Online is a fantastic new resource in the field of drama and the performing arts. It provides access to over 1000 play texts, alongside a wealth of contextual scholarly works and practical guides. From the home page in Drama Online you … Continue reading

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Aarghh! I can’t do my dissertation!

Having trouble with your dissertation? Fear not, there is help at hand at the ATRiuM library. Either John or Sharon are available in the library every day from 9am until 5pm to help you out in finding quality academic resources. They can … Continue reading

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Book an Appointment with your friendly Librarian!

Hi, my name is John Wright. I’m your librarian for Animation, Drama, Broadcasting, Music & Sound, Journalism and Film. Hi, my name is Angharad Evans and I’m your librarian for Fashion, Interior Design, Communication Design and Photography. If you’re struggling to find … Continue reading

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Your students need quality information

A new year, a new term, a new opportunity to take advantage of the support provided by your friendly librarians in the ATRiuM! One thing you might consider is requesting an Information Skills session for some or all of your students. … Continue reading

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New Library Catalogue!

The library has invested in a new catalogue which will be launched on Monday 23rd January. It features a simpler and clearer search interface, book cover illustrations, and a whole host of ‘Refine’ options. For a sneak preview go to … Continue reading

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Libraries: where it all went wrong

This blog post was published by Nat Torkington in an address to the National and State Librarians of Australasia on the eve of their strategic planning meeting in Auckland at the start of November this year. It’s the kind of title that makes … Continue reading

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On the internet nobody knows you’re a dog

This cartoon was published in ‘The New Yorker’ way back in 1993, but still seems just as relevant today when we try and consider how our users (students) behave and interact within a web-based environment. This is, after all, an environment in which they … Continue reading

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Welcome to the ATRiuM library blog

For all the latest news and developments in the ATRiuM library, this is the place to look. Please keep popping back for regular updates. We have just acquired 2 new e-Databases that we’re very excited about: ‘DAAI (Design & Applied … Continue reading

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