Tag: news2016

Referencing drop-in clinics extended for another week (28 Nov – 2 Dec)

Due to popular demand, the referencing drop-in clinic in the Library Atrium is running again all next week (28 November – 2 December 2016). Library staff also explain how referencing works, sort out specific referencing problems and answer any and all questions about referencing, citing and

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Map Library closed this week (17-18 November)

Due to staff sickness, we regret the Map Library is closed this week.  It is expected to open again from Monday, 21 November. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Ebrary is now Ebook Central

Ebrary was replaced Wed. Nov 16th by a new platform called Ebook Central. Most changes will be small but you will need to agree to migrate your Ebrary bookshelf to the new platform is you wish to carry on using

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Book a librarian service now live

In addition to our existing online chat and enquiry web form services, now when you click on the purple and white question mark icon you can also choose to book an appointment with a librarian for more in depth help on anything from finding

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Map Library services operating intermittently

The Map Library is operating only intermittently at the moment while the windows above it are replaced.  Please email annushka.donin@port.ac.uk to make an appointment for either Map Library services or to arrange to scan anything larger than A3. Library staff can show you

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Armistice Day: 2 minutes silence at 11 am

Today is for Armistice Day.  Staff will be observing 2 minutes silence at 11 am in remembrance of those lost to war. Thank you for your patience.

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Introduction to the Library’s Special Collections

Rare architectural works, illuminations by William Blake – book now for an introduction to our Special Collections, 2-4 pm on Tuesday 13 December, and find out how they can take your studies and research to the next level.  Click to

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Planned Map Library closure, 8-9 November 2016 (resolved)

Update 10.11.16 – The Map Library is open as usual this afternoon from 1.00-4.30 pm.  Opening hours for the Map Library are shorter than for the rest of the University Library and are available from our opening hours web page.

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Roofing update (7 November)

The work to remove the windows as part of the roof replacement project will start today, with removal of the 1st floor starting from the Map Library and removing six bays of windows over the next few days.  This means that

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Roofing replacement update: shelving block 1 temporarily inaccessible

Shelving block 1 on the ground floor, containing books with shelf marks 001 – 004.22, is temporarily inaccessible to everyone.  In anticipation of water leaking through from the roof above while it is first washed with a pressure hose and then

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