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UoN Libraries support World Book Day and University Mental Health Day – 1 March 2018

World Book Day falls on Thursday 1 March 2018, which also coincides with University Mental Health Day. UoN Libraries have decided to do things a little differently this year, to mark the occasion of both of these events. We are pleased to present our Reading Well event, a collaboration between libraries and University academic colleagues Dr …

Student research showcase

Following the success of the Graduate School’s annual student research showcase, we thought we’d mount a scaled-down version in our libraries. And we’re pleased to say we have several prize winners involved! Babies: How big is too big? We’ll be displaying posters that bring to life research undertaken by students from across the University. The …

NUsearch February upgrade

Our latest upgrade of NUsearch, the online library discovery tool, will be available from Monday 5 February. The previous upgrade in November contained many new features, focusing on eJournal searching and quicker access to full text results. Our theme for this February is the integration of Nottingham ePrints, also known as the Open Access research outputs …

On trial: The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

We have trial access to The Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991. Developed as the medium for reproducing broadcasts, The Listener (1929-1991) was the weekly newspaper published by the BBC. The complete archive of this landmark publication is an essential witness to the intellectual and cultural history of the twentieth century, and also to the golden years …

Trial access: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I and II

February is LGBT History Month. To celebrate we’re again bringing you trial access to Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. We set up a trial last LGBT History Month too. Since then, the archive …

Finding study space and support during exams

Picture the scene. On your way to campus the Indigo bus sprays you with a torrent of muddy water, so you have to go back home to change. When you finally arrive at the library, there are no spaces left (those helpful space availability boards near the entrances are spotted with red dots). The question …

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive (1842-2003), an unparalleled window to the past

The Illustrated London News was the world’s first pictorial weekly newspaper. Earlier this year, we were pleased to invest in the Historical Archive 1842-2003 to provide researchers with a vivid picture of British and world events. Richard Gaunt, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts writes: The Illustrated London News is recognised as a landmark …

On trial: IBISWorld

Until the end of the year, we have trial access to IBISWorld, a powerful business intelligence tool providing industry market research, risk ratings & procurement reports. According to the website, IBISWorld has The broadest collection of Industry Reports in the UK, updated 3 or more times a year True industry analysis, not simply aggregated company financial data Research at …

Five minutes with… Ben Veasey

Name? Ben Veasey Job title? Senior Research Librarian – Research Data Management for Libraries, Research and Learning Resources So, what does that mean? It just means that I am responsible for developing and delivering a research data management service in partnership with our brilliant colleagues in the Digital Research Team and Information Systems (IS). Sounds …

UoN Libraries Christmas opening and changes to borrowing services

The countdown to Christmas in the University of Nottingham Libraries begins! We’ve got news about our extra opening between Christmas and New Year and how we’ve tailored some of our borrowing services to help everyone to get fair access to books over the Christmas Vacation. Christmas opening arrangements The end of the first term falls …