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The Library welcomes recommendations from staff and students, provided they are current editions and support the learning, teaching and research interests of the University. Make your request through the Collection Recommendation Service.

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♻️ Sustainability and Environmentalism reading list - check out the new Sustainability Reading List, which may provide a starting point for research, inspiration or interest in areas such as sustainability, environmentalism, climate change, anthropocene and ecology. 

📰 New resource - Financial Times! The Financial Times is one of the world's leading news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.

🌍 Study skills for international students Reading List - have you seen the study skills for international students reading list, which highlights recommended resources available in the library?

The library offers over 200,000 print and electronic books.  Print books are arranged by shelf number, which are found using LibrarySearch and on the book binding, the most relevant numbers are -

Subject Shelf Number
Advertising 659.1
Branding 658.827
Communication Theories 302.201
Consumer Behaviour 658.8342
Creative Industries 338.477
Entrepreneurship 658.11
Executive Management & Leadership 658.4
Financial Management 658.1
Human Resource Management 658.3
Social Media / Technology 305.3
Marketing 658.3
Market Research 658.83
Public Relations 659.2
Subcultures 306.1
Trend Forecasting 658.8
Writing Skills 808.066

Journals provide up to date research in your area of study, they may be available in print or electronic format and can be found using LibrarySearch. A list of all current journals can be found using the Journals A-Z, the most relevant are -

Databases bring together specialist collections of articles, images and electronic books. A list of all current databases can be found using the Databases A-Z, the most relevant are -

Moving Image Resources
Image Resources
Podcast Resources

Archives offer access to rare and unique insight into the work of artists and creators, and often include original letters and artwork. Details of all the collections can be found in the ArchiveSearch, the most relevant for advertising are -

Artists BooksArtists Books
Are works of art in a book, or book-like form. The appearance and production of the work is determined by the artist as a limited edition.
Digitised front covers can be viewed in ResourceBank

Godfrey ArchiveBob Godfrey Archive
Internationally celebrated animator who founded the Animation programme at UCA Farnham – we hold his scripts, storyboards, correspondence, and animation cels.
A selection of of animations are available on ResourceBank

undefinedBusiness Card Collection
​A unique private collection – 240,000 business cards from across the world dating from the mid-nineteenth century demonstrating the development of the business calling card as a medium of advertising.

undefinedDiagram Group Archive​
Founded by Bob Chapman and Bruce Robertson in 1960’s. Diagram was one of the most prolific creators of visual information books in the 20th century – we care for most of its manuscripts and art works.

Foundry TypesFoundry Types
Freda Sack and David Quay, the creators of Foundry Types, eight concept designs of NatWest fonts produced pre 2001, showing work in progress and different types of typography.

Stuart HiltonStuart Hilton
Artwork of an experimental documentary for '6 Weeks in June', 1996. A road animation of 11000 miles around the USA in six weeks in the back of a van with a band, a pen, and a stack of paper.

Tandem FilmsTandem Film Daniel Greaves Studios
​Animations produced by Tandem Films including ‘Flatworld’ (1997) and ‘Manipulation’ (1991) - this collection consists storyboards, scripts, and artworks.
A selection of animations are available on ResourceBank

Tessa BoffinTessa Boffin Archive
​Photographer and performance artist, this collection reflects her artistic practice developed around LGBTQ, gay and lesbian culture and producing work in response to HIV/AIDS.

Typographic CircleTypographic Circle​​
Poster collection (2008 - 2015). Founded by Maggie Lewis in 1976, Typographic Circle brought together people with an interest in typography and type.

Working Press ArchiveWorking Press Archive
Books by and about working class artists and other marginalised groups of artist. Collected by Stefan Szczelkun,1986-1996 - contains correspondence, conference material, publicity, published book collection, pamphlets and zines.