Membership of Portsmouth City libraries (the local public library) is free and  you don’t even need to live in Portsmouth to use them.  They have access to fiction for pleasure reading, local history collections, and occasionally even textbooks that we do not, making them well …

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Portsmouth City Council public library service and a number of other public libraries around the country are providing free access to academic e-journal articles via a scheme called “Access to Research“. You have to physically visit the library to access …

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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 …

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