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Wear A Hat Day 2015

We have been celebrating Wear A Hat Day in the Library again this year, with various members of staff dressed up in a motley assortment of hats to raise funds and awareness as part of a national campaign for Brain Tumour Research.  This

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A day in the life of…

Librarians, eh? What do we do? Sit at desks waiting to answer questions? Stamp dates in books? Not any more… Welcome to a day in the life of Ellie Enquiries*… It’s 8:50am and I’ve arrived at my desk. The walk in

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Demonstrating professionalism

Annushka Donin, Assistant Librarian (Accessibility) Professional recognition is a prerequisite if you want to progress in an academic library, as I do.  Although my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees were not directly linked librarianship, I was still able to demonstrate professional responsibility

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We’re wearing our hats for #WearAHatDay

  #WearAHatDay is the UK’s largest and most famous national brain tumour awareness and fundraising campaign, created by Brain Tumour Research. They run #WearAHatDay as an awareness raising campaign throughout March, which is National Brain Tumour Awareness Month. As our

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Conference success

At the forthcoming Academic and Research Libraries Group annual conference the University of Portsmouth Library will be represented by three papers : Annushka Donin on digitisation Anne Worden on reading lists Roisin Gwyer on publishing trends in a library journal

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Harold Price

Starting today for an initial period of 3 months we have a volunteer working in the Library called Harold Price. Harold is a recent graduate of the University of Portsmouth and we are helping him get some experience to add

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Lego Librarians

All good fun?  Or a pandering to stereotypes?! https://mrlibrarydude.wordpress.com/2013/07/24/image-public-perception-and-lego-librarians/ let us know.

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Wear a hat day

Library staff are remembering to wear a hat for brain tumour research.  We hope you are too!  Find out more: http://www.braintumourresearch.org/wear-a-hat-day

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a librarian’s worth

While we’re open 24/7 this month (we’re trust you’re making the most of it but also staying safe and healthy), spare a thought for the staff who beaver away either on the frontline at desks or behind the scenes. http://mastersineducation.org/infographic-a-librarians-worth-around-the-world/

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Library Cards

Here at the University of Portsmouth we like to dispel the myth that librarians are nerds. Other people out there are obviously keen to prove us wrong – how else can you explain this guys obession with collecting library cards….

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