The five ebooks you need on popular music

Oxford Brookes Library has thousands of ebooks available to read, wherever you are. But it's not always easy to know where to start. To complement your module reading lists, we're gathering together great ebooks you may not have seen yet, on a range of themes. Here are five ebooks on popular music, available to all …

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The Blues and the Gay Community: A Story from the Archives

Starting in January 2021, a cataloguing project began with the Paul Oliver Archive of African American Music (POAAAM), housed in Oxford Brookes Library's Special Collections. Funded by the European Blues Association and an Archives Revealed grant from The National Archives, the cataloguing project will make accessible a unique collection of never-before-seen material. We have been …

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Beating the winter blues for Disability History Month

The nights are drawing in and exams are approaching, so for Disability History Month we're compiling a Spotify playlist of uplifting tunes to help beat the winter blues. Submit your suggestions on Twitter or Instagram using #BeatTheWinterBlues or indulge in the full list. Tune in, grab a cosy blanket and a cuppa and enjoy! -- Jayne …

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