Performance books could be kept in different parts of the library so it's always best to check the Library Catalogue before you start looking for them on the shelves. Additionally, you may find some useful ebooks this way which you can access online, on or off campus.
Most relevant books are kept on Floor 2B. However, the Catalogue is the best way of identifying where material on specific topics is kept.
Undergraduate students = 15 library items
Final year students = 25 library items
Postgraduate students = 25 library items
Academic, research and support staff = 25 library items
You need your campus card to borrow books. Use the self service machines in the Library to issue your books to your account.
Your books will automatically renew for you for up to 52 weeks - so you don't need to renew them yourself. The only reasons your books won't renew are:
So keep an eye on your Solent email account!
Many of your SOL units will have an online reading list.
Look for the eye icon on your unit pages.
Your list may contain recommended textbooks along with other sources such as digital chapters, journal articles, websites and more.
Some lists will be very long and you will need to select a few items that are of interest, others have core reading, or separate weekly readings. Check with your lecturer if you are unclear about what is required.
Click on the item's title for more information (such as how many printed copies are available) or use the view online option for electronic access:
You may also see online items with digitised material notes - these are chapters or articles that have been made available electronically specifically for your reading list.
Make sure you follow the access instructions for all your reading list items.
Most electronic materials require your University email and password.
You can do a lot more with your reading list such as: