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OSCOLA referencing clinic for non-lawyers

If you are studying anything but Law and have questions about OSCOLA referencing, friendly library referencing experts are here to help you at a dedicated drop-in clinic this Thursday, 11 January, 12-2 pm in Library Seminar Room 2 (Room 0.26).

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New e-resource trial: BBC Monitoring

We are excited to offer a trial of BBC Monitoring until 6th February 2018.   BBC Monitoring enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide, combining translations of selected

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Download Ebook Central ebook chapters every day and keep them forever

Ebook Central ebooks now allow PDF chapter downloads. These PDFs do not expire, can be searched, and include a citation (though you should always consult Referencing@Portsmouth for referencing guidance and examples). While you can only download an entire ebook for

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Get in the 25:5 study rhythm

Studying in focused 25 minute bursts separated by 5 minute breaks during which you make a deliberate effort to think differently by doing something very different, such as mindful colouring or exercise reduces study fatigue and helps you remember more

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Welcome back everyone!

Welcome back to a mild January in Portsmouth.  The Library is open again all this week but we are still closing at nighttime.  24/7 opening resumes from 8am on Monday 8 January 2018. You can find our current and upcoming

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Library Christmas Vacation opening hours

24/7 library opening is suspended over the Christmas Vacation period.  The Library closes at midnight tonight and operates restricted opening hours over the vacation.  24/7 resumes from 8 am on 2 January and continues until midnight at the end of 1

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Maths Café resumes on 8 January 2018

The Maths Café is taking a well deserved Christmas holiday.  The team will be back from 8 January 2018, including making a regular Wednesday trip to the Library to help you sort out your statistical conundrums.  In the meantime, if

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Interlibrary loans over the Christmas vacation: last day for requests is 21st December 2017

Please submit any interlibrary loan requests you need processed before Christmas by Thursday 21st December.  You can continue to submit requests over the Christmas vacation but anything received after 21st December will not be processed until the first week in

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Moving your ebooks from your computer to your tablet

If you have ever downloaded an ebook to your home computer only to wish that you had chosen your phone or tablet instead then help is at hand, at least for one of our main ebook providers.  ProQuest, who provide

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New look for Oxford Art and Music Online

Oxford Art Online and Oxford Music Online both now have a new look.  Oxford Art Online includes the peer-reviewed, regularly updated Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists with over 200,000 articles that span ancient to contemporary art

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