Category: People

Information and the staff and users of the University of Portsmouth Library

Map Librarian in The News

Our Map Librarian, David Sherren has hit the local headlines after having his photograph published on the cover of an Ordnance Survey map. Read the article in The News. Read the original blog post.

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Map Librarian’s work makes it onto a map

A photo that our Map Librarian, David Sherren, took of Wast Water in the Lake District in 2007 has been chosen to illustrate the Scafell Pike cover of the Ordnance Survey’s new Three Peaks Challenge map, published on 16th June

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What do the Enquiries team do?

The Enquiries team have been doing something unusual this week. We’ve been talking about ourselves. This isn’t something that comes naturally, and it can seem a bit awkward, but as part of the Library’s staff development programme, we’ve been presenting

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New Years Resolutions?

New Years Resolutions. They’re traditional, well-intentioned, and almost always broken within the first week. Usually, they tend to be about being “better”; improving the way we do something, making more sensible choices, or having a positive impact on our health, wealth or work.

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Library staff travel East!

It’s always great to see members of Library staff developing skills, but a recent event is worthy of note when one of our Assistant Faculty Librarians travelled to Hong Kong in her capacity as an Accreditation Assessor for CILIP.

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Tiaras, Tiffin, and Teamwork

There are many things library staff here are good at. Delivering excellent customer service, promoting information literacy, cataloging, public speaking, delivering training, organising stock, managing online information, singing our own praises, baking, dressing up, eating cake, raising money for charity… 

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Welcome international students

We asked our international students to stick a coloured dot onto the world map to show us where they had come from.  As you can see, we have new students from across the globe from Europe and China to Australia

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Well done to all our graduates!

Well done to all our graduating students!  It has been great having you here for so long and we wish you the very best in all you go on to do.  Don’t forget that as alumni you can come back and

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TRAC visits UoP Library and the Graduate Show

Members of The Ryde Art Collective (TRAC) visited Portsmouth on Friday to see the delights of the University Library and the Graduate Show.  The one hour planned for perusing the library, quickly turned into 2!

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Bronze NUS Green Impact award for the University Library

The University Library recently received the bronze NUS Green Impact award, being recognized alongside other University departments today at the NUS Green Impact awards for promoting and improving our environmental performance.  Barbara Anders and Michele Game, the Library’s named “Green Champion” (pictured),

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