The Vice Chancellor officially opened the Library Book Nook today, commenting that it was important both in itself and as a testament to the commitment of the Library both to supporting the rounded development of our clients and encouraging a balanced approach to …

Vice Chancellor officially opens the Library Book Nook Read more »

Since he left the University of Portsmouth Business School, Joseph Kahuma has been on a mission.  Returning to Uganda after 14 years in the UK, Joseph started a high education consultancy service firm inspired by two of his MBA projects that have …

Former student launches Ugandan resource centre with second hand Library books Read more »

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, or should that read Blackwells, last week! I didn’t want to venture very far.  My lunch buddy had cancelled, the drizzle had started and I needed to buy a sandwich …

I only went into Blackwells to browse through their world music collection Read more »

The history of the University of Portsmouth stretches back to 1869.  A display telling the story of the various institutions which became our current university is now on show at the Portsmouth History Centre until mid-May.  The display is a joint project between Portsmouth …

University of Portsmouth: Our History exhibition Read more »

The academic study of queer culture and lifestyles has become a popular field of study in several degree courses.  We have a broad range of books about this subject in the University Library. For anyone who is interested I came …

Exploring queer cultures and lifestyles in the creative arts in Britain c1885-1967 Read more »

Just opposite the Art Shop in the Eldon Building, you will see a set of 3 cabinets displaying a collection of Artists’ Books – books made or conceived by an artist. The books on display which have been made by …

Artists’ Books displayed in Eldon Building Read more »

I’ve just rushed over to Eldon to staff the Library ‘pop-up’ in the Blank Canvas – Lizzie and I have been helping out the Academic Skills team by answering some of the many referencing enquiries they’ve been getting.  Anyway, I’ve …

Creative Arts Book of the Week, 08/02/16 Read more »