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Materials and Products Collection

The Materials and Products Collection is a collection of new and innovative materials that represent current trends in design and manufacturing.

Located within the Library, it contains a range of resources to help research materials and processes, including suppliers and manufacturers catalogues, key reference books, magazines and online resources.

Current students: you can access information online about the collections and all the information you might need for researching materials via the Materials and products subject guide. The physical collection is viewable in our display cabinets.

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Material Matters

What does a sustainable material revolution look like? Billie Coxhead, Co-ordinator of the Materials and Products Collection, talks through some recent acquisitions ranging from algae blooms and bacteria to abattoir waste.