Once you have overcome your apprehension of visiting a library that is many times larger than the one in your old FE college, the next questions that cross most people’s minds in some order are “How do I find the …

Finding library stuff Read more »

The end of term often arrives with an unexpected suddenness that catches many a person unprepared. Particularly if you are leaving Portsmouth over the holidays, going home for Christmas or seeing the sights over the festive season, it can be …

Before you go: my top 5 tips for maximum holiday enjoyment! Read more »

In my last post, I explained what you can do if you visit the library building. Since you will probably never want to do that, I wanted to outline how you can get all the same printed resources from the …

Getting your hands on printed library stock at home Read more »

A cheery hello to all those new students joining us! Welcome to the library blog – a smorgasbord of brief introductions, tips, tricks, news and advice designed to help make your time at university something you will look back fondly …

Getting started #1: Getting hold of printed books and other things from your library Read more »

Did you know you can get scanned book chapters emailed to you and books posted to your home address? You can also pick up books you’ve requested at the same time as your B&W printing from the entrance area. Check …

Ways your library is making home study easier Read more »

From Saturday 12 December until 3 January, the Library will be operating shorter Christmas vacation opening hours. We will not be open every day over the Christmas period and when we are open, it will be for shorter hours. Things …

Christmas (opening times) are coming! Read more »