For the fourth time running, the vLex International Law & Technology Writing Competition has returned.  Student everywhere are invited to write a 1000-word blog-style article on one of three topics.  The winner will win £1,500 and a 3-month internship at …

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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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There are lots of lovely new books coming into the library at the moment but Brent Luvaas’ Street Style: An ethnography of fashion blogging seemed an appropriate choice. If you’re reading this at home, you’ll be pleased to know that …

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www.independent.co.uk With the news that the Independent and the Independent on Sunday is to close down, it has prompted the British Library to publish a very interesting blog about the future of the newspaper.  Read it here: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/thenewsroom/2016/02/from-print-to-digital.html    

Magna Carta, ‘The Great Charter’, paved the way for modern government by establishing in 1225 the principal that no-one, not even the monarch, was above the law and giving all “free men” the right to justice and a fair trial.   While only three clauses are …

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Blogging for creatives: how designers, artists, crafters and writers can blog to make contacts, win business and build success With all the graduate employment initiatives from Purple Door and the Innovation Space Portsmouth’s economy seems to be flourishing. There are …

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