A group of school leavers visited us as part of their National Citizenship Service to design and carry out a social action project and created a community display that represented their interests as young people, to make an impact on the academic community at the University of Portsmouth. View images of the display here on the Library blog or come in and see the display for yourself in the Library Atrium.

It is frustrating that we are only able to share our vast electronic resource collections with our current staff and students. Still, you can read many of the cutting edge articles and ebooks coming out of academia. Many are made freely available to everyone under an open access license while others are available through the public libraries’ Access to research scheme.

Artist's impression of librarians upon the arrival of new eresources

Good news, everybody! We now have many more information resources of interest to surprisingly wide audiences, from everything tangentially related to computing to resources that help diversify the curriculum and more archives on British history from Victoriana to the modern day. Whether you are into History, Design, or Electronic Engineering, we have something new here for you.

Summer is here, the weather is great (today!) and we all have a little more time to relax and take a break. We will be open over the summer though, so pop in, say hi, and pick up some holiday …

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From Saturday 18 June the library will move to its shorter summer vacation opening hours. We will still open 8 am – midnight Mondays-Fridays and during the day on Saturdays and our eresources and 24/7 support will still remain available, it is just the library building opening hours that are becoming a little shorter. On the bright side, the postgraduate study suite is now open as long as the library building.