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Student led change (3) – a more intuitive website

We redesigned our website again this year to make finding what you need simpler and more intuitive.  A single tap takes you from the Library catalogue to a 3D floor plan showing on which shelf particular books can be found

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Advertisements appearing in Library website search results

When searching the Library website itself – not Discovery or any of our other information resources – we regret you may now see adverts appearing at the top of your search results list.  The advert free search that Google used

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Reeling in long links

The origins of link shorteners In the early days of the web, if you had a really long, complicated web address you had no choice but to write it down very carefully or bookmark it using your browser.  Nowadays, long

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Revised Library Web Site – what’s new?

The Library website has been given a major revision and moved to its new location at https://library.port.ac.uk. Any old links and bookmarks you have should continue to work as you be automatically redirected, or prompted to link to the new

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 07/12/15

The making of Avatar by Jody Duncan & Lisa Fitzpatrick This week’s Book of the Week is about one of the most famous films of the past few years.  In 1995, James Cameron began working on a story that would,

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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 http://www.culture24.org.uk/home. It’s partly

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Spurious correlations

Did you know that the number of people drowned falling in a swimming pool correlates with the number of films Nicholas Cage has appeared in? Well perhaps not, but this page reminds us why we need to be careful with

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Black History Month book display

Black people have a long and fascinating and diverse history of participation, innovation, revolution, and leadership. You can discover more about how black people have helped shape the world at http://www.blackpast.org/ or pick up a book from our new Black History Month book display

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Everything Library online

The Library website hold the answers to many questions (current and upcoming opening hours are available here – we get asked about them a lot!).  A new feature this year is the “Introducing…” section – brief outlines of everything you need to know,

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Help with your subject

We’re delighted that you find our My Subject pages helpful – they give lots of great guidance on where you can find both resources and help.  We’ve just had figures for September to (nearly all of) April and this is

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