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  • The Library has a trial to the Art & Architecture Complete database, and we are looking for your feedback. The trial lasts until January 1, 2011.

    Art & Architecture Complete is a comprehensive database that includes 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with full text for over 330 periodicals and 215 books, as well as selective coverage for over 70 publications, and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general viewers.

    Please send any feedback to library@ecuad.ca.

  • November 29 to December 5, 2010
    Curated by Eleni Nikoletsos, Kari Kleinmann, and Erika Rannali

    FORM is an exhibition of artists’ publications that asks the question, “What is a book?”

  • Environment: An Analysis of Urban Landscapes
    November 29 to December 5, 2010
    Curated by Kirsten Berlie, Brady McKeage, and Lindsay Neufeld

    The exhibition Environment will showcase the work of artists who produce publications that combine documentary photography with conceptual art in order to analyse and comment on urban landscape.

  • Who are you? Kathy Slade

  • What's your name? Rachael Ashe. I'm a photographer and maker of altered books.

  • Curated by Claire Balderston, Samantha Lefort, Charlie Satterlee, and Mitch Speed
    November 22 to 28, 2010

    The exhibition Index will focus on the work of artists who have developed practises, or produced individual works, based the activity of indexing. 

  • Curated by Veis Dokhani, David McGuire, and Kathryn Rozitis
    November 22 to 28, 2010

    Looking at first issues of magazines produced locally and internationally by artists, critics, and cultural theorists, paying particular attention to mission statements, manifestos, editorial comments, or opening remarks we have attempted to examine the founding ideology of several publications. 

  • Your Borrower ID Number is your student number. Most student numbers start with 2 zeros, which you need to include. In Emily Carr's case, her student number is 18711945.

    Your Barcode Number is the number underneath the red barcode. In Emily Carr's case, it is 11257959.

  • Nearly 400 images of works by Judy Chicago are now available through ARTstor. Judy Chicago (b. 1939) is an artist, author, feminist, and educator whose career spans four decades. Her art has been frequently exhibited in the United States and internationally, and her ten published books are distributed worldwide. Chicago's most well-known work, The Dinner Party (1974–1979), is an icon of feminist art and was executed with the participation of hundreds of volunteers

    Access the Judy Chicago collection in ARTstor

    Visit the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition page about The Dinner Party

  • Here is a list of new books and DVDs with their call numbers. Click on each title to see if it's available. You can place a hold on items that are checked out and you will be receive an email when they are available for pickup.

    Also, the new book display has moved. You'll see it when you come in the front doors.

    View previous new item lists


    Planning academic and research library buildings    Z679.5 .L45 1999

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