The “Welcome” section of the Library website introduces the most important library services you will use over the next few years in a simple, bite-sized format. Here you will find a short welcome video, a self-guided virtual tour of the Library that can help you to familiarise yourself with the building before you even step through the doors, a guided audio tour of the building, a brief slideshow of things you will want to know before you arrive, and a link to our opening times webpage.

It’s great to be able to say hello to our early arrivals who have been stopping by the Library the last few days. Ask library staff all your questions, pop your head around the office door during the week and say hello to the library skills drop-in librarian or chat to us online 24/7 for instant answers to all your questions.

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’ …

Illustration students work on display in UoP Library Read more »

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 …

We love books – especially rare ones! Read more »

It’s not impossible (note the double negative)! I felt compelled to write about this topic. Not only did I work in dyslexia support for many years, but I also strongly assume that creativity and neurodiversity are closely related and recognise …

Studying with dyslexia? It’s not impossible (note the double negative)! Read more »

Around Easter time, it is final hand in for a lot of you, from essays to end-of-year reports or dissertations. Now you have done the hard work researching your topic and formulating your arguments, how do you make sure you …

The artful editor – all you need to know at this time of the year Read more »