TITLE

Nostalgia and renewal: collections and collaborations

AUTHOR(S)
Newington, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Art Libraries Journal;Jan2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes some unusual ways of working with the special collections in the University of Southampton Library of Winchester School of Art. Two of these collections have proved particularly fruitful: numerous successful activities centred on the Knitting Reference Library have aroused great interest, and there is now a strategic aim of making it the primary research resource for knitting for artists, students, and researchers in the University, and also for the wider community locally, nationally and globally. The contents of the Artists' Books Collection too are being shared with a new audience, through exhibitions, events and participation at artists' books fairs.
ACCESSION #
49547307

 

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