University of Sunderland Library Blog

Your Study Skills

A very warm welcome to all our new students joining us this year and welcome back if you’re a returning student. Whether you’re a new student, or a returning student, you’ll find plenty of help and...

We Wear Culture

Check out the new Project from Google Arts and Culture Offers which offers free access to 30,000 Digitized Images and VR Films of Fashion Pieces  from 180 famous Archives, Museums and Others. It includes interesting  essays...

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International Literacy Day

Today, 8th September 2017, is International Literacy Day.   The UNESCO International Literacy Day webpage has lots of interesting information and plenty of links to other literacy and learning sources.  Well worth a look...

Heritage open days

If you have never taken part in the national Heritage Open Days make sure this is the year you do! Over four days every September thousands of volunteers organise events to celebrate the nation’s...

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Participations open access journal

Check out Participations, an open access journal which is devoted to developing the broad field of cultural and media audiences. The journal aims to include work across all fields of media and culture. There...

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Tourism in the news….

There’s been a fair amount of news about the effects of tourism on local residents and on the environment and last night the focus of the BBC Radio 4 programme Moral Maze, was ‘The Morality...