Category: Publications

Publication produced by the Library

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: http://www.libr.port.ac.uk/libguides/LG241.pdf (202 kb)

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Academic Journal or Popular Magazine? (LG154 ) revised

Library Guide 154 ‘Academic Journal or Popular Magazine?’ has just been revised. Description: guide to distinguishing academic journals from popular magazines URL: http://www.libr.port.ac.uk/libguides/LG154.pdf (198 kb)

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Accessing Electronic Resources (LG155 ) revised

Library Guide 155 ‘Accessing Electronic Resources’ has just been revised. Description: instructions on the various methods used to access online resources while on and off campus URL: http://www.libr.port.ac.uk/libguides/LG155.pdf (179 kb)

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