In Domestic Science: Idioms, Nance O’Banion combines simple illustrations of familiar objects and a playful color palette to build a narrative which is informed by the readers’ experience with these objects. She explores the objects further through the text, in which she only provides the name of the object at hand, accompanied by an extensive catalog of phrases and synonyms for the subject, prompting the reader to consider their own experience of the object even further than the push of the image. The structure of the book is both complex and playful. With its pop up elements and accordion Easter eggs, this artist’s book continues to give the reader rewards for exploring the book.
Recommended by Alyssa Winscom, Greenfield Library Work-Study Assistant
There are a number of ways to search the library catalog for videos (by which we mean DVD, VHS, Blu-Ray, and streaming). All of the videos physically owned by the UArts Libraries are in the library catalog.
- Go to library.uarts.edu and click the catalog link at the upper right.
- In the search by: box you can:
- search by Author for directors, choreographers, composers, and performers. Remember to search LAST NAME first, for example: Scorsese, Martin
- search by Title if you know it.
- search by Keyword to find a film in a collection. Put quotation marks around phrases, e.g., “andalusian dog” or “all of me” or “cave of the heart”
- search by Subject. There are lots of subject headings; these are a few suggestions.
feature films operas–film adaptations
documentary films musical films
science fiction films concert films
- In the search in: box, select Video. This will search for all video formats: VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, and streaming.
- Enter your search terms and click Search!
Just want to browse and see what we have?
- Go to http://library.uarts.edu/
- Select catalog from the yellow bar, top right.
- Select Call Number Search [on the right]
- Select u Search for other call numbers [click open the triangle]
Read the directions on the screen and follow the examples:
MD for Music Library DVDs
MV for Music Library videos
GD for Greenfield Library DVDs
GV for Greenfield Library videos
Once you find a video, jot down the call number, then go to the Greenfield or Music circulation desk to request it.
The UArts Libraries also subscribe to a number of large streaming video databases. See them at http://library.uarts.edu/eresources/audio.html. You can access most of them from anywhere by signing in with your UArts user name and password.