Category: Subjects: Sciences

Wave goodbye to earlier editions of Pharmacy ebooks from Elsevier Elibrary

On 31 August, a major update will affect the Elsevier Elibrary platform, which offers a range of the key pharmacy, pharmaceutical science and biomedical science textbooks available through your subject pages. The older editions of many of the textbooks currently

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PsycINFO update (4 June 2019)

Our main Psychology resource, PsycINFO, is scheduled for a major update, expected to go live on Tuesday 4 June 2019.  This “reload” will implement the latest APA thesaurus tool.  Medical subject headings will be added as a search field and

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Nursing mini feshers’ fair

“Come for the free sweets, stay for the informative highlights!” Look out for the Library game at the Nursing students’ mini-fresher’s fair on the 3rd floor of St Andrews Court on Thursday 2nd February 2017 where we will be offering information

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Free trial: Sage Research Methods cases, datasets, and videos

Sage have given us trial access to three new units until 31st December 2016 on Sage Research Methods: cases, datasets and videos.  Of particular interest to Psychology, these methods videos might be of interest to many different disciplines.  Please let

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For those of you who love archives and libraries and enjoy visiting museums and art galleries, this may be the website for you.  If you like finding out about forthcoming exhibitions (and anything archaeological and historical) see It’s partly

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Database trials: full access to SPORTDiscus and CINAHL

We are delighted to announce trial access until 16th December to the entire content of both the Sports Science database SPORTDiscus with Full Text and the healthcare database CINAHL Complete.

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Early access to Neuropsychopharmacology and therapeutics

There has been a very high level of demand for  “Neuropsychopharmacology and therapeutics” by Ivor Ebenezer.  A second, multi-user ebook has been bought that will appear on the Library catalogue and Discovery Service next week but you can access it

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Referencing the British Pharmacopoeia

  The following all applies to students of the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science who are using the Vancouver referencing system.  If you are referencing the British Pharmacopoeia using another referencing system, please consult Referencing@Portsmouth or ask us for advice.

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While we’ve been on leave, another issue of Fascination has been posted.  So if you want to read about bee blooms blossoming, a possible new vaccine for polio, or Cherenkov Telescope Array – or a host of other technology and

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New digital botany resource: Global Plants

Discover the world’s largest database of digitized plant specimens.  An important resource for institutions supporting research and teaching in botany, ecology, and conservation studies, Global Plants is the largest community-contributed database used by students and researchers worldwide of its kind. 

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