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We love Penguins!

Here at Portsmouth University Library we love a Penguin, and not only Pablo and Pip our library mascots, but also Penguin books. Recently we have been lucky enough to receive a donation of books from a retired University of Portsmouth

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Our top 4 library collections: how many can you name?

You might well have noticed the sweeping arc of glass cabinets flanking the book sorter in the Atrium, where our Glass Cupboard Collection of fragile and pop-up books are housed.  Did you know that you can borrow these items (including

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Realms of Gold – Exploring Our Rare and Special Collections.

Have you ever spotted on the catalogue that some of our books are kept in the Rare Books Collection? Did you wonder why?  Or imagine what else is in there? Here at the library, staff treat all our books with

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