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Jewellery, Horology and Gemmology: Welcome



This guide is for students on the School of Jewellery courses, it brings together key library resources  and services to help you during your studies.

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  • Design (including Furniture Design, Product Design, Design Management and Design Visualisation).

To locate the latest eresources added to the library due to the COVID-19 outbreak go to A-Z databases.


Meet the Team

Victoria Wreghitt, Collection Management Librarian

I liaise with academics to purchase the required subject resources and assist in developing their online reading lists.

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Sue O'Sullivan Learning, Teaching & Research Services Librarian

Sue can help you find information for your research. Book a tutorial with Sue.

Customer Services Team

The Customer Services librarians are available via chat, or you can pop into Curzon Library 9-5 Monday-Friday and visit us at the HelpDesk. We can offer guidance and support in searching, referencing and using the library resources.

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Key Databases

Art Full Text

Art including Asian & other non-Western arts, and feminist criticism. (Best viewed using Chrome).

Design and Applied Arts Index

Coverage includes fashion, textiles, interior design, theatre design, industrial design, ceramics, glass, jewellery and photography.

JSTOR (Arts and Sciences III)

Essential titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture. Please note that this is not a current issues database.


A collection of news, images, videos, profiles, publications and blog posts on contemporary jewellery.


LS:N Global is a subscription-based service developed by The Future Laboratory that helps you understand the market and consumer forces shaping the future across a wide variety of industries globally.


Provides access to full-text consumer research reports. (Automotive, Beauty,Drink,Food,Health,Leisure,Media,Clothing and Footwear,Home,Technology,Travel).

Artfilms Digital

Stream documentaries, interviews and masterclass film and video with artists and independent film makers. COVID-19 outbreak - Access available until 30th September 2020.

Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases

Search for case studies to support the development of essential business skills required in the fashion industry. COVID-19 outbreak - Access available until 31st May 2020.

Bloomsbury Collections

Search or browse for eBooks and eBook chapters to read online or download from a wide variety of topics including architecture, design, education, fashion, law, linguistics, music and sociology. COVID-19 outbreak - Access available until 31st May 2020.

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Gemmological Association Newsfeed