Resources for Arts Hub June 2016

We will be including links to resources from the talks, but if you’ve got a resource that you think would be useful to share, please send the link to

Managing your digital presence to support your studies:

This session will explore how you can use blogs, Twitter and Facebook to find out what’s new in your subject and keep up to date, while also avoiding information overload.  You’ll be given some tools to help you evaluate the information you find online. You’ll also have the opportunity to share tips and ask questions of Library staff.

Library resources for Arts:

Join our librarians to find out about the range of exciting library content you have access to as an OU Arts student. You are invited to share your favourite resources and ask any questions about library services and resources.

Careers and Employability Services - links and resources

Resources for registered OU students

Arts OU live – skills and opportunities  – April 2016
This session recording is available to OUstudents on the careers and employability services site.

OU study and your career – includes student stories.

There is customised careers content for OU studenrts in the careers section of your qualification  site.

Other careers resources on your qualification include FAQs and forums specifically for arts and humanities students

Careers and Employability Services social media links

Art and visual culture

The Gothic Ivories database (Courtauld Institute)

Creative writing

Find out more about our level 2 module Creative Writing A215: what will you study? Try some taster exercises.


Watch an introduction to A230 Reading and Studying Literature on YouTube.

Watch Women Writers: Voices in Transition, four short films made to  promote A335 Literature in Transition. This module will be presented for the first time in 2016.

Lucky Dip

You really can make musical instruments from vegetables!  Check out the vegetable orchestra

Who took part?

See our selfies gallery for another view behind the scenes ...

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