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23+ tips for wellbeing in strange times #3 – Routinely relax and refocus

Giving yourself a gentle but thorough routine stretch and listening to a short podcast morning and evening helps reset the mind and can ease you into more new and healthy habits.

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23+ wellbeing tips for strange times #2 – Feeling a little lost? Chat to a Faculty Librarian

When you have chatted to all your friends online and are starting to wonder if there is life beyond computer games or are starting to experience that unpleasant nagging feeling that there might be work still to be done but

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Library staff are still here to help you

The Library building may have closed, but our staff are all here to offer you the same support online that you would expect at the Library help desk.  We can help with finding the information, market data, ebooks and journal

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Supporting your wellbeing

Your personal tutor will be contacting you at some point to check on your wellbeing but there are a number of other support services available to you, including: Download the WhatsUp app for daily mental health boosts and tools for

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Finance resources – a stop-gap while we get Bloomberg and Eikon working again

Calling all Finance students! While we try to get Eikon/Bloomberg working remotely, your Faculty Librarian, Hannah Porter, has set up a reading list of other resources to help you get started.  If you have any questions or difficulties, please contact

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Temporary changes to support remote study

Temporary changes to borrowing and recalls Students can now borrow up to 30 books (increased from the usual 21) to make it easier for anyone who would like to study from home. We have also temporarily suspended the reservation and

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Referencing: from pop-ups to appointments

The referencing pop-ups in the Atrium finish on Friday (26 March) for the Easter break but you can still book 30-minute one-to-one referencing appointments or ask for help at the Library Help Desk during staffed hours, by email or 24/7

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Don’t leave library staff get lonely. Chat to them online!

Our Enquiries Team is now mostly working remotely and that means there are more experts staffing chat than ever before. Don’t let them get lonely! Chat to them today about finding, using or referencing our resources. They are just a

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Relaxation sessions suspended until further notice

We regret that the relaxation sessions held in the Library have been suspended until further notice.  You can still find guided relaxation meditations on Steph’s Grounded In Stillness blog.

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Referencing pop-ups and drop-in sessions suspended

With your health and safety in mind, we regret that we have had to cancel the referencing pop-ups planned for the next two weeks. We have also suspended referencing drop-in sessions. Please chat to us online or email library@port.ac.uk your

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