Our NFWB collection inspired Havant College textile students to make art. Their work is exhibited near a complemental display of books from our Rare Books Collection. Looking at both displays it is not easy to see which came first, the …

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The Near and Far World Books collection of illustrated children’s books is inspiring, and it certainly inspired the A-level students from Havant and South Downs College, whose work is currently displayed beside the books that inspired them.

We’re all aware of the need to be as environmentally friendly, accessible, and up to date as possible, but we also know that sometimes a printed guide can be a really useful thing. We designed Referencing@Portsmouth to be an online …

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If you haven’t done so already, check out the first floor atrium of the Library where we have on display amazing art from the MA Illustration students and from the Library’s Special Collections we have some beautiful Ordnance Survey maps. …

MA students’ art work and maps from our Special Collections on display Read more »

Come and see the beautiful sketches from our first year BA (Hons) Illustration students that we have on display in the library. Students were asked to explore the Library and Special Collections. They picked a topic from a ‘lucky dip’ …

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As February is the month of love, we have gathered together to share with you books from our Rare Books collection that all have red covers. Red being the colour of energy, passion and of course love. Have a look …

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For December and January, we have on display on the first floor foyer a book found in the Rare Books Collection that we recently discovered had a story tucked inside from a newspaper. The article told the story of Donald …

Lost and Found and the Rare Books Collection Read more »

We know you really like our referencing pop-ups, where we put extra staff in the atrium at key times of year to help with all your tricky referencing questions. But we also realise that sometimes a quick conversation isn’t quite …

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