Tag: news2016

Roofing update (07.12.16)

A further set of windows is now being removed above the ground floor on the side overlooking the Student Union.  The area directly below the work has been taped off for your safety, in case anything falls from the roof.

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Trial access to popular Emerald journal articles

As an early Christmas present to their customers, Emerald are offering free access until 31st December 2016 to the two most downloaded articles from 2016 in each of their subject collections.  Click here for full access to all the articles. http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/promo/video/emd_xmas16_anim01.mp4

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Meeting Room unavailable to book (resolved)

Update 14.12.16 – The Meeting Room can be booked in advance again.  Please retain your booking confirmation email or receipt in case of any query about your booking.  Until the keypad is replaced you will still be unable to enter

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Places still left for the Special Collections introduction

Places are still left for an introduction to the Library’s Special Collections open event on Tuesday, 13 December 2016.  Discover how our rare books and collections ranging from art and architecture to literature, history and science can take your studies

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Downloaded ebooks lose their annotations when the download expires

Update 14.12.16 – A student has suggested a method of retrieving annotations from previous copies of ebooks downloaded from Ebook Central onto a laptop or desktop computer, which is described here. When you access an ebook over the internet, annotations you make always

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Well-Come refuge sketchbooks on show in Area 1B

We are delighted to present the work of BA Illustration students – a collection of concertina artists’ books from the Well-Come Project, now on display in Area 1B. Read more about these artists’ books and the fascinating project they came from

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Bloomsbury Collections ebook platform trial until 21st December

We are pleased to offer free trial to Bloomsbury Collections, the Bloomsbury ebook platform, until 21st December.  The trial can be accessed on campus and from elsewhere via the VPN or Web Proxy.  Click here to try Bloomsbury Collections. If

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First year (Level 4) students invited to take part in a national study

Professor Sherria Hoskins has invited all Level 4 (Year 1) undergraduate students, to take part in an important national study to explore how students develop over the course of their degree.  By taking part, as a first year student you would

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Map Library temporarily closed

We regret that the Map Library is temporarily closed with most Map Library services unavailable while contractors work on the roof above.  The Map Librarian is available to offer advice by appointment but please email annushka.donin@port.ac.uk first to ensure they are available.

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Roofing update (28 November 2016)

Work on the roof means that the areas directly beneath where windows are being replaced is no longer accessible on both the ground and first floors of the Library.  Please continue to complete reservation cards for these areas but do not try

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