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Getting the most out of your JISC subscription
Find out how a-ns range of materials, resources and advisers can support your learning, teaching and professional practice.
What material does a-n provide?
a-n offers a wealth of practical and visual art information for art students and visual artists online at www.a-n.co.uk and through its monthly publication an Magazine available in print and online. www.a-n.co.uk/publications/a-n_magazine
In addition we publish research publications on specific aspects of artist practice including Community Engagement, Collaborative Relationships, Impact of Networking and Trade-Off. www.a-n.co.uk/publications
Knowledge bank has a wealth of guides, toolkits and artist profiles. Whether you want to research an artist, find some guidance on setting-up a studio group, putting on an exhibition, making sure you get paid properly, accessing support or juggling the work/creative balance you can find information at www.a-n.co.uk/knowledge_bank
All our material is researched and written by a wide range of contemporary artists, makers, curators, writers, critics, arts advisers and tutors ensuring that the best expert knowledge is sourced on contemporary art issues.
All Knowledge bank material, current and archive copies of the magazine and past publications are available online to JISC subscribers.
a-n’s editors and advisers offer a range of specialist workshops and talks for students and tutors including how to use blogging as a reflective and promotional tool, writing and publishing critical reviews, artists’ networks and many more. Special discounted rates are on offer to JISC subscribers.
How can students contribute?
In addition to our commissioned publication material and information, we have a number of user-generated platforms that are free for students and artists to use:
- Degrees Unedited – where final year students can publish a blog, upload information about degree shows and write reviews on degrees shows and student exhibitions. www.a-n.co.uk/degrees_unedited
- Artists talking – the fastest growing collection of artist blogs with over 350 new blogs published over the last year. www.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking
- Interface – write and publish a critical review or listing on contemporary visual and applied art practice such as exhibitions, performances, new public artworks or artists' publications. www.a-n.co.uk/interface
If you work in further or higher education and would like to know more about how to get the most out of a-n contact Jane Watt, Advisers & tutors online editor: email@example.com
Students can contact Richard Taylor, Degrees unedited online editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
First published: a-n.co.uk January 2010
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