This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Physics.

Use the University VPN to access to these resources, any time, anywhere.


New students might like to take a Virtual Tour of the Library.

You may also wish to look at our Information Literacy pages which help guide you through the research process.  We have also created a Library Guide on using Generative AI in your work which you may find helpful.

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A short guide on how might legitimately use generative AI such as Chat GPT in your coursework, dissertations or research.

A short video on the three ways of logging into resources - or see the 'Accessing Electronic Resources' link on the left hand side of these pages.

A short video introducing the University of Portsmouth Library.


See this video for an introduction to the Library homepage and this video gives a brief tour of these subject pages.  Or try this Library Welcome interactive slide set.

• Academic Reading

Links to two Library Guides and an ebook on the subject.

• Writing a popular journal article

These slides are solely for the Level 4 assignment on Writing a popular journal article.


Options for finding book material.


Support for plagiarism and referencing

Your Subject Team

 Timothy Collinson

Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3224

 Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian


phone (023) 9284 3339