Tag: reading lists

Talis Aspire – changes to the digitised content request form

(You can safely ignore this post if you are a student.  This post only concerns staff who create and maintain online reading lists.)   The digitisation request form for online reading lists changed slightly yesterday.  In the previous version, the options

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More resources than ever before

We realise that study is not limited to formal library work but can instead expand to fill the cracks in your day and that you therefore want to be able to read and study wherever you can, so we have

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Love your reading lists

Full text resources your lecturer wants you to read from a single click of the big blue buttons. Find the reading lists for your units by searching under the Reading Lists tab on the Library homepage or here.  

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Online reading lists: love the big blue button

With online reading lists you need only click the big blue “Online Resource” button once and you’re reading full ebooks and articles online.  What is more, you will be reading the journal articles and ebooks your lecturer most wants you

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Intermittent problems reported with Library electronic resources and reading lists (resolved)

Update 14.09.16 – We are pleased to report that Information Services have now rectified this problem.  All our electronic resources and online reading lists should be working normally again.  If you experience any further problems, please do not hesitate to contact

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Intermittent problems reported editing online reading lists

Update 14.09.16 – Similar problems have been reported with other electronic Library resources, including Ebrary and the Discovery Service.  This post has been updated in this replacement post. Intermittent problems have  been experienced by lecturers editing online reading lists.  Problems have been reported at

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Scanning for Moodle? Ask your Library to do it for you!

If you make scanned extracts from books, journals or magazines, or taken text or still images from works published in electronic format available to students, for example through Moodle, then you are required to report the copies you have made. We strongly

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PBS staff drop-in sessions starting this Friday

If any members of staff from the Portsmouth Business School would like to discuss reading lists, book ordering or any other library-related matters you will have the opportunity to see either Sue Stevenson or Lizzie Wildgoose every Friday afternoon from

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Giving you what you want

“The reading lists provided are all extremely useful and link well to the units. Most of the reading is also available online so it saves you going to the library which is very convenient.”

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When are reading lists more than just lists?

Whether they are long or short, in depth or an introduction, the reading lists prepared by your course tutors are really important. They tell you what you’re expected to read, and provide pointers to the material which you’ll need to

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