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In the end, it’s all worth it. And here’s why…

It can sometimes be difficult, separated as we are from departments and the assessment process, to place our work as enquiries staff into the wider context of academic output and achievement. Sure, we see essays and dissertations on screens as

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Penguin@Graduation

If you are graduating this year, or just happen to be passing, you can have your photo taken with Pablo the Library Penguin from 12-1 pm and 4-5 pm on graduation days this summer outside the Library.  Take the ultimate Uni selfie

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/05/2015

Word & Image.  Art, Books and Design: from the National Art Library Edited by Rowan Watson, Elizabeth James and Julius Bryant. I first saw this lovely book in the V&A bookshop and decided it was a ‘must buy’ for our

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 22/04/15

Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture is the book I’ve chosen from the display this week.  I like books that can be used by lots of different audiences and this one might be useful for artists, photographers or landscape architects.  This

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Love libraries – share your library selfie!

This Saturday is National Libraries Day, when people everywhere show their support for their local libraries.  Join in the fun and share a ‘shelfie’ (or any sort of selfie in your new social learning space) with us on Twitter or

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Layer-lapse

Time-lapse video is well known – and even smart phones can manage it these days, but how about layer-lapse video? http://www.citylab.com/design/2014/10/this-layer-lapse-video-of-boston-is-a-lesson-in-relativity/381777/ Our thanks to PH for finding this.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 11/12/14

Life’s a beach Parr, Martin, 1952- photographer Now that chilly December is upon us, it’s nice to think that summer is only half a year away……..! And we will soon be sunning ourselves again on Southsea Beach.

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 12/11/14

Its great to have the new book display up and running again, a good excuse to have a nice coffee in the library cafe and peruse the shelves of glossy new books. Today I chose to look at British Design

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Faces of Freshers’ Week selfie competition

The world seems full of selfie’s and everyone would love to see all of yours!  We are running a competition for the the most fun and original selfie shared this week.  The competition runs all week until 9am next Monday

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Book Cover Blending

No, it’s not some new culinary excess from Heston Blumenthal, but rather a sort of literary selfie – take a look. If you feel inspired, have a go and send your pics to uoplib@gmail.com and we’ll put them in a

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