Category: About your Library

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

New Books – January 2020

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during January 2020 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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How are we doing?

We are pleased to present our first report on the revised Library Service Standards for last term.  These revised Library standards are more ambitious and challenging than before, reflecting the range of work we do that contributes to the quality

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Happy LGBT History Month!

February celebrates the formerly marginalised history of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, who have spent the best part of the past two centuries in obscurity and suffering persecution.  Our display this year compares and finds similarities between the oppression

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Student led change (4) – supporting your wellbeing

We have joined forces with other departments across the University and with the Students’ Union to help identify and eliminate sources of avoidable stress wherever we could find them and offer more ways to help you recover perspective and recapture

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Student led change (3) – a more intuitive website

We redesigned our website again this year to make finding what you need simpler and more intuitive.  A single tap takes you from the Library catalogue to a 3D floor plan showing on which shelf particular books can be found

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Student led change (2) – ever more eResources

eResources You told us how much you valued the wide variety of resources we make available to help you learn and support your assignments with the best available information.  We have managed to increase our collections again this year and

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A review of student led change (in six parts)

Encouraging feedback we receive each year in the National Student Survey reassures us that we are getting most of the important things right and delivering the things that you most need and love.  Every year you tell us our eresources

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Come recycle with us!

Welcome to 2020! One of our new year’s resolutions is to become still more sustainable, recycle more and send less to landfill.  For this, we need your help! One of our biggest problems is that recycling gets mixed up and

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New eBooks – December 2019

What follows is a list of new ebooks received by the Library during December 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 of

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New Books – December 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during December 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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