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Full text access to: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I 

Full text access is now available to Archives of Sexuality & Gender LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and …

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Times of India (1838-2008)

We now have full text access to The Times of India (1838-2008), providing first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India illuminates key …

What does the Research Support Team really do?

Researchers at the University are constantly travelling a circuit (often more than one circuit at a time) as they endeavour to create new knowledge. Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian for Social Sciences, explains how the Libraries team can help you on your journey(s)! So what does the Research Support Team do? In a nutshell, we provide …

Digimap Collection – additional content!

Digimap is an online map and data delivery service. Digimap primarily comprises two applications, one for creating maps online, the other for downloading data which enables further analysis and investigation in other packages. Our Digimap access has expanded for the coming year. In addition to the Ordnance Survey, Historic and Geology collections, we now have …

NUsearch August upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 6 August. There are three main changes in this upgrade; the addition of interactive elements via an ‘Explore’ option, more search shortcuts and new resource types to help you broaden and refine your searches, respectively, and the addition of 20 new …

IA Reporter (Investment Arbitration Reporter)

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to the IA Reporter.   The IA Reporter (Investment Arbitration Reporter) is a news and analysis service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and sovereign governments, including timely and nuanced reports on the latest legal pleadings, decisions and arbitral awards.   The trial runs …

A Librarian perspective on how to manage the change from eprints to RIS

Here in the Libraries Research Support Team we’ve been gearing up for a big change, the expansion of RIS (Research Information Systems) to manage outputs and the move away from ePrints to a new institutional repository. I say a big change, because for those of us administering it that’s what it feels like, but what kind of change will it be for researchers?  If you are a researcher …

Summer Reads 2018

Summer is in full swing and maybe you are struggling to find a good read… Fret not! Library staff have selected some of their favourites (all available in the UoN Libraries – you can find these and many more using our resource discovery tool NUsearch) for your delectation. Carol Hollier, Teaching & Learning Support Team One …

Farewell eLibrary Gateway you served us well, the future is NUsearch

We are decommissioning the eLibrary Gateway on all University of Nottingham campuses on 6 August 2018. We are no longer able to support this old system and NUsearch has replaced all of the functionality and more… Links to the ‘Find Databases’ option within NUsearch is available at the top menu of the NUsearch homepage or …

Libraries photo competition: The winners!

In May 2018 we set you the challenge of capturing, in photographic form, something you love about our libraries. Over 150 of you took up the challenge and entered our Libraries photo competition. The judging process was extremely tough. On the plus side, we were inundated with loads of truly wonderful images of our library …