Tag: archives

University Archive unavailable (resolved)

Update 03.04.17 – We are pleased to announce that as the building work draws to a close, we have been able to re-open the University Archive.  Our archivist once more welcomes staff and students to browse our archive catalogues and enquire

Posted in Uncategorised Tagged with: , ,

Explore Your Archive Week

It’s Explore Your Archive Week and we cordially welcome you to the world of the University of Portsmouth archive.  Explore Your Archive Week celebrates the richness and variety within archives – why they are relevant to our world today, what they can tell

Posted in Services Tagged with:

Free access to a special issue of the Journal of Archival Organization

Taylor & Francis are offering free access for one year, until 31 October 2017, to a special issue of the journal Journal of Archival Organization: “Pondering provenance: a special (re)issue”.   If you use, manage or just have an interest in the

Posted in Librarianship, Publications Tagged with: ,

Screening Shakespeare

The BBC has launched the BBC Shakespeare Archive Resource to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.  Exclusive to universities colleges and schools, this resource offers access to hundreds of BBC TV and radio broadcasts of Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets and documentaries

Posted in Services Tagged with: , , ,

Digital democracy

According to Walter Benjamin, history is written by the winners.  Should we therefore be worried that copies of parliamentary papers are no longer being given to our national and other legal deposit libraries or that the pdfs published online by TSO (The Stationery

Posted in Librarianship, Thing of the Day Tagged with: , ,

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

Posted in Publications Tagged with: , ,

New (old!) things to see

The university archive is a growing collection and when new material is deposited in the archive we record precisely what it is (for example a set of photographs or a minute book), who created it, how old it is and

Posted in About your Library Tagged with:

Creative Arts Book of the Week 01/02/16

The story of the ‘Domus Dei’ of Portsmouth: commonly called the Royal Garrison Church by Henry Press Wright As someone interested in local history I was aghast when I discovered we only had one ancient pamphlet on this subject in

Posted in Reviews, Subjects: Creative Arts, Subjects: Humanities Tagged with: , , , , ,

Culture24

For those of you who love archives and libraries and enjoy visiting museums and art galleries, this may be the website for you.  If you like finding out about forthcoming exhibitions (and anything archaeological and historical) see http://www.culture24.org.uk/home. It’s partly

Posted in Subjects: Creative Arts, Subjects: Humanities, Subjects: Sciences Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

New catalogue available for the Portsmouth College of Technology archive collection

We are pleased to announce that another of our archive catalogues, the catalogue for the Portsmouth College of Technology collection (PCT), is now available to search on the Archives Hub.  The University Archive collection descriptions can be searched through the hub or viewed

Posted in Services Tagged with: , ,