Category: About your Library

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

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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Getting away from it all: introducing 3rd Space

3rd Space is a study space set apart from the main library on the first floor of the Students’ Union building.  This cathedral stands as a monument to chilled out study, group work and mind-broadening discussions.  The quirky indoor beach

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Learning is better with friends

The ground, first and part of the second floor, outside of the Individual Silent Study zone marked by its purple pull-up banners, is given over to social learning. You can study here on your own or with friends. You can

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