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Sell or swap your used textbooks

Bring, sell, swap and buy used and loved textbooks for free with other students at http://www.libr.port.ac.uk/books.  You can even advertise for books you want! Photo by timuiuc

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Audio Arts Archive available online

Audio Arts was originally produced as a cassette-based magazine for the new generation of British artists and art professionals to talk about their work in a free and an unmediated way.  It was established in 1973 by William Furlong and Barry

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Too many tabs on the website?

Occasionally one of our website visitors comments on the number of tabs/windows the Library website creates during a session.  In some situations it can seem overwhelming, but there is  method in our madness …

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Book Crossing

We can’t believe we’ve not mentioned it before, but as a book crossing book was captured over the weekend, it seems like a good moment to mention it: http://www.bookcrossing.com/ Get out there and get sharing!

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Prezi

Also being busy of late has been Prezi – a whizzy alternative to PowerPoint which will make your audience sit up and take notice if they’re a bit jaded with the traditional slides and bullet points.  The site is here:http://prezi.com/

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Camp in my Garden

Although the weather isn’t ideal for camping at the moment if the sun does ever come out then how about camping in someone’s garden! Now we’re not suggesting you just pitch up in a random garden instead check out the

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Queen Victoria’s Journals

The Royal Archives, Bodleian Libraries and Proquest have teamed up to make Queen Victoria’s Journals free accessibly online for the first time. It seems appropriate in the Diamond Jubilee year of our own Queen that these wonderful documents are being

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Graph Word

“This is rather fun!” write E contributing this: http://graphwords.com/ She’s right!  For those who are visually oriented and love words.

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Forgotten Books revisited

It’s been over a year since we visited Forgotten Books and many more ereaders, tablets and the like are around, so we thought you might like to check out this source of free PDF books from the past: http://www.forgottenbooks.org/ You

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Draw a Stickman

Sometimes you come across something on the web that is just so beautifully designed that it makes you smile with delight. Draw a Stickman is just such a website. Here clever design and creative imagination come together to create something

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