Category: Library News

Book recalls during the Easter Vacation

We are approaching the assessment and examination period when there is increased demand from students completing their studies.  In order to give fair access to books, we will continue to recall loans that have been reserved by other users.  You

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Illustration students work on display in UoP Library

Come and see the beautiful sketches from our first year BA (Hons) Illustration students that we have on display in the library. Students were asked to explore the Library and Special Collections. They picked a topic from a ‘lucky dip’

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We love books – especially rare ones!

As February is the month of love, we have gathered together to share with you books from our Rare Books collection that all have red covers. Red being the colour of energy, passion and of course love. Have a look

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Where to get a New University Card

University card production has now resumed in the Library, operating Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm during term time and 9am to 5pm after term ends, excluding Bank Holidays. This service is for students and staff who require new or

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Card Printing at the Library

Now the new academic year is underway, University card printing is moving from the Spinnaker Sports Centre to the Library. Do you need a new or replacement University card? Come on down to the Library where staff can help you

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Out of the Archives: Introducing our Special Collections

Some of you may have noticed that we have a new display case on the first floor of the University of Portsmouth Library. Our new display case has been especially built to display items from our Rare Books and Special

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Beautiful Bookplates on Display

We have a collection of books on display in the Atrium of the Library which show some of our Rare Books and in particular the beautiful bookplates inside. We have found that we have bookplates in our collection designed by

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Find comfort in the library

Are you missing home? in need of some comfort? Or, just love a bit of nostalgia? In that case pop along to the University Library and take a look at our amazing collection of children’s books. We have a beautiful

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Stress less: relaxation sessions in the Library

Update – Summer 2019 Sports & Recreation are offering stress less relaxation sessions again during the 2019/20 academic year on Thursday afternoons during term-time, with ten minute sessions starting promptly at 2.15 pm, 2.30 pm and 2.45 pm in Seminar

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Free trial until 23 Febraury: JoVE Engineering Video collection

We have a trial running to the JoVE Engineering Video collection until Friday 23rd February.  Please send any feedback to Timothy Collinson.

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