Film of the Week: “Isle of dogs” by Wes Anderson

American stop-motion animation in which future Japan sees itself overrun by packs of dogs which are beginning to spread disease to humans.

“A mayor’s solution is to exile every dog to an island filled with toxic waste and rubbish, where they will live out their days away from civilisation. When a young boy is devastated to find his dog is missing, he flies a plane to the island where he enlists the help of its inhabitants to track him down. As the dogs become frustrated with their new home, they formulate a plan to get off the island and back to the mainland.”

Publisher: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018
Call Number: 2.3 ISL 3

Of E-books, Licences, DRM and Downloads

Proquest’s Ebook Central platform offers a large number of books for our community, but they’re not the easiest to use. Here’s a brief summary of how you can download e-books from this platform, and how to mitigate some of the most painful limitations of single-user (non-downloadable) titles.

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