Category: About your Library

Inormation about the University of Portsmouth Library, its services and activities

Divine Images from our Rare Books Collection

Over the past couple of month, our new Rare Books display case has been put to great use to show to you some of our collection that are not usually on display. In October we had the powerful artwork of

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Love your valuables – keep them with you where you know they are safe

Keep your valuables safe It is easy to get distracted but whenever you are away from home, please keep your belongings with you at all times so you can keep them safe. Even in the Library. And your neighbour’s study

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New eBooks – October 2019

What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during October 2019 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form

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New Books – October 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during October 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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Decolonising the library collection

We are continually working to decolonise the library collection and make our resources more diverse so that you can learn from a wider variety of perspectives and cultures.  This blog post from SOAS explains why it is so necessary to

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Finding everything and settling in

The most frequently asked questions at the Library Help Desk include “Where are the toilets?” and “I need to find these books, usually followed by the ceremonious unfolding of a dizzying list of books apparently recommended for reading in the

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Stay safe and secure – enjoy your time at university

Coming to University is an exciting (and for many terrifying) time.  There are so many new things to see, do and think about and new people to meet but wherever you are you should always keep your safety and security

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New eBooks – September 2019

What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during September 2019 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form

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New Books – September 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during September 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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Where’s your space? Take our quiz and find out!

The Library offers many different study environments to suit you in whatever way you would like to study today.  Take this very brief quiz to help you find the best place in the library for what you want to do

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