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Buy, sell and swap books for free online

There are many online second-hand booksellers, including AbeBooks and Amazon Marketplace but did you know you can also bring, sell, swap and buy pre-loved textbooks with other students (and without the service charge!) on the Library’s Book sell and swap

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Out of the Archives: Introducing our Special Collections

Some of you may have noticed that we have a new display case on the first floor of the University of Portsmouth Library. Our new display case has been especially built to display items from our Rare Books and Special

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Finding your books made simple

Shrinking the library The library can feel like a rather big place when you first arrive. The most frequently asked questions include “Where are the toilets?” and “I need to find these…”, accompanied by the unfolding of a dizzyingly long

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New Books – August 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during August 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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New Books – July 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during July 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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We love Penguins!

Here at Portsmouth University Library we love a Penguin, and not only Pablo and Pip our library mascots, but also Penguin books. Recently we have been lucky enough to receive a donation of books from a retired University of Portsmouth

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Update 17 July – The reading list rollover cometh NOT!

Update 17 July 2019 – In light of Curriculum 2019 and subsequent changes to courses and units, we will not roll existing content over to the next academic year.  We will instead archive all 2018/19 reading lists at the end

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New Books – June 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during June 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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New Books – May 2019

What follows is a list of new books received in the Library during May 2019 ordered by classmark. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of

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Closure and re-carpeting of Library Area 1A (10-31 June 2019)

We are continually working to refurbish the Library so that it is as pleasant a place to work in as possible.  The next stage of this work is to replace the carpet in Area 1A on the first floor of

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