Category: Publications

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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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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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