Category: People

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

International ME/CFG Awareness Day talk

My name is Sally Callow and I work here at the library.  I am both an M.E. advocate and an M.E. sufferer.  I take every opportunity to raise awareness of this invisible and debilitating illness.   For the past 9 months I

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How many librarians does it take to make a paper plane?

It started with a tweet. One of those throw-away tweets, stumbled across by accident, that then becomes all-important. I wanted to make an F-15 fighter jet from paper. From one piece of paper.

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A day in the life of…

Librarians, eh? What do we do? Sit at desks waiting to answer questions? Stamp dates in books? Not any more… Welcome to a day in the life of Ellie Enquiries*… It’s 8:50am and I’ve arrived at my desk. The walk in

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Information Governance Week – Day 5

This is Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online. The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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Information Governance Week – Day 4

This is Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online. The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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Information Governance Week – Day 3

This is Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online.  The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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Information Governance Week – Day 2

This is Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online. The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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Information Governance Week – Day 1

Today marks the start of Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online.  The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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PD James dies aged 94

Sad news broke today of the passing of crime novelist P.D. James, who has reportedly died “peacefully at her home in Oxford”.  Baroness James opened the 2007 extension of the University Library and received an honorary degree from the University

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 19/11/14

Last Saturday I went along to the Contemporary Makers Fair at Aspex Gallery, where I had my portrait machine embroidered by Emma Nicol a graduate of UoP’s fabulous Illustration course.  A bit of fun and a decoration for my new

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