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Over £11,400 raised to support literacy projects!

Over the summer, we’ve been removing some final copies of low-use books from our libraries and stores in order to improve access to more relevant texts. We’ve worked with our academic community to make decisions about which titles to discard. In this blog post, we want to tell you a bit more about what happens …

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive

EBSCOhost The New Republic Archive We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to The New Republic Archive, which is a digital collection of the prominent political and cultural opinion magazine, covering issues from 1914 to the present. Providing full-text, indexing and abstracting, the archive is an essential tool for researchers of …

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016

Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016 We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2016, which is the fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest-selling newspaper. Researchers and students can full-text search across 1 million pages of the newspaper’s backfile from its first issue to the …

Aurora Metro Books

 Aurora Metro Books We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to Aurora Metro Books. With over 120 plays as well as a formidable list of non-fiction books on theatre, the Aurora Metro Books collection offers a wide-ranging and highly contemporary list of new drama with collections of women’s drama, international drama …

NUsearch August 2019 update – new ways to discover resources

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool is now live. The latest changes introduce a new digital gallery, A-Z database search, improved exporting options and various bug fixes. Full details and how to instructions for the new features are available in the release notes. Download the August 2019 release dates (PDF) What’s new? …

On trial: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876

Our latest trial is to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718 -1876. A full-text collection of 18th- and 19th-century Caribbean newspapers providing a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within the Caribbean Islands. The collection features over 140 newspapers from 22 islands covering topics such as the Atlantic slave trade, colonial …

On trial: Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990

We currently have trial access to the Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990, parts I & II. This database is an archive of the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. Its records offer researchers a …

Students as Change Agents Annual Showcase Event 2019

This blog has been authored by Emma Lascelles one of our current Students as Change Agents (SACA).  On April 10th, Students as Change Agents (SACA) celebrated another successful year, with the annual Showcase event. Now in its fifth year, SACA was established to support and champion student-led projects. The continued growth of SACA was reflected …

Seven Deadly Research Copyright Myths Busted

Increased open access has confronted academic authors with complex copyright matters that they might have preferred to let lie.  But myths continue to litter researchers’ understanding of copyright.  Tony Simmonds from the Libraries’ Research Support Team straightens out some of these confusions: 1. Copyright in research publications that I write belongs to me. Myth! If …

NUsearch April upgrade signals single sign-in

Many of you will be following news of recent changes in libraries closely, as we make a whole raft of improvements to your library experience. You’ll find many of these improvements in NUsearch, ranging from single sign-in, an easier to use Interlibrary Loan form through to bringing together online request services. Single sign-in It’s one …