Category: Publications

Publication produced by the Library

Putting pen(guin) to paper

We recently published a peer-reviewed journal article (a free version is available from the University of Portsmouth Research Portal) about the arrival of Pablo the penguin (who tweets as @uoppenguin).  Some of you might be wondering about the origins of Pablo the penguin

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Creating colouring: stress relief for you and a learning curve for me

Feeling stressed? Need to find a way to clear your mind and re-focus your thoughts? Well fear not, we have just the thing! Studies have shown that colouring is a therapeutic pastime with relaxing benefits similar to those achieved through

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University of Portsmouth: Our History exhibition

The history of the University of Portsmouth stretches back to 1869.  A display telling the story of the various institutions which became our current university is now on show at the Portsmouth History Centre until mid-May.  The display is a joint project between Portsmouth

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New construction subject guides

Downloadable subject guides are now available to download from the Library guides section of the Library website for: Civil Engineering Quantity Surveying Property Development Construction Engineering Management Construction Project Management Download yours today and find at a glance: where to find

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 19/10/15

I’ve chosen this week’s book to tie in with our trial of the Material ConneXions database: Interior Design Materials and Specifications by Lisa Godsey. This book is designed to help interior designers make good decisions in selecting and specifying materials.

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The Game’s Afoot

For last year’s induction week, the Library scripted and filmed a short film that introduced the Library and its surroundings to new students in a lighthearted and entertaining manner for those new to the university and to develop writing and

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Journal of Creative Writing Practice

Back in July I posted my thoughts on a thoroughly enjoyable day out at DeMontfort University – Journeys in Visual Learning. I was asked to write a review of the event for the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. Finally,

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 18/05/15

I have to confess that I’m an infrequent cinema goer; the smell of popcorn and nachos is not for me.  However, I did make it to my local Cineworld to see The Grand Budapest Hotel, directed by Wes Anderson.  What

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Promotions and Exhibits

We often get asked about promoting student events or hosting exhibitions in the Library. Yes, this is possible and we’ve just posted 2 new Library Guides explaining what is allowed, and how to go about arranging things: Using Library Display

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History (LG241 ) revised

Library Guide 241 ‘History’ has just been revised. Description: A guide to finding Library resources of interest to history students. URL: (202 kb)

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