Category: Services

Meet your new student law representatives

If you are studying law – for your entire degree or just one module – you not only have the support of the entire library team, including the specialist law subject team but also two student law reps, who are

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Learning to love working from home (post-lockdown)

Now that the lockdown is easing, it is easier to adapt to some time-honoured practices for working at home successfully, including changing your scene occasionally.  Many coffee shops are offering a government subsidy Monday-Wednesday each week, so why not  pop

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Take a virtual tour of your socially distanced library

Thinking of popping into the Library but not sure what to expect?  Take a virtual tour first from the comfort of your home.

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Returning books

A number of you have contacted us asking how you can return books having left Portsmouth. Please don’t worry! We hope to set up a freepost scheme to allow you to return books free of charge from wherever you are

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The Library reopens!

We are delighted to have reopened the Library at midday today (Monday 27 July).  We are operating shorter opening hours than usual. Because we have to maintain social distancing and ensure the library service is COVID-19 secure,  some services and

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EDINA Digimap OSNI license expires

Have you downloaded any data from the Digimap OSNI (Northern Ireland Ordnance Survey) collection?  If so, Digimap want it back!  Or at least, they want you to delete it all by 31 July 2020 because this is when their license

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Working on something over the summer? We’re still here to help!

Whether you are ploughing through your dissertation, working on a deferred assessment or having a second run at something that didn’t go to plan the first time, don’t forget that your friendly library team are here to help. If you

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Time to make a backup copy of any DawsonEra ebook notes!

You might have already heard that Dawson have gone into administration.  Happily, the rights to the collections of this major ebook supplier have all been bought by another publisher and are being added to their platform as I write.  There

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The Subject pages, they are a-changing

You might notice some exciting changes to your Subject pages on the library website over the next few months as they are redesigned to make it easier for you to choose the most relevant subject-specific resources for your assignments and

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The value of critical reading

Are you a lecturer, course developer or academic skills tutor wondering how to convince students of the purpose and value of engaging with further reading or a student wondering whether all this reading you are given has a purpose?  Our

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