Photographs of Portsmouth Polytechnic and University of Portsmouth buildings taken in the 1970s to the early 2000s are now available to view online through JSTOR Community Collections. These images were originally captured by the Central Photographic Section which was formed …

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Our Gale primary historical research materials collection has expanded once again, with offerings to excite everyone from enthusiasts of the Victorian Gothic to fans of early modern Shanghai. Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 True crime from the 19th century …

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JustisOne is about to change from what we all currently know and love to vLexJustis in a few months and they have given us a one month trial starting today until 18 November! We will get all our existing content plus a little extra …

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This Friday (22 October 2021) is Wear Red Day – a show of solidarity and force against racism and a celebration of Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC), the UK’s largest anti-racism educational charity, established in 1996 thanks in part …

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You don’t organise online live Twitter discussions almost every month for ten years without learning something about how to run a small group of volunteers effectively.  Since practical know-how and experience are hard-won and often harder still to come by, …

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Free reads Bloomsbury Cultural History have made a series of their ebooks on ethnic experiences available to read for free until the end of November 2021: ‘When are you going back?’ Memory, ethnicity and the British Home Front White Women and …

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National Book Tokens has invited people 16-24 years old to nominate themselves or others in this age range to win £1,000 of National Book Tokens to spend on books, such as university textbooks and other essential reading to celebrate National Book …

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Now be honest, not all library subject pages have undergone enough work to warrant an academic journal article on how they were made to be as useful and functional as they now are, but ours have. If you have been …

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