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#lovelibraries Photo Competition

Share your images of our libraries with us and you could win one of three prizes (1st prize £50, 2nd prize £30, 3rd prize £20), plus the chance to get your photo displayed in one of our libraries. University of Nottingham Libraries and the Students’ Union have teamed up to run a photo competition. We’re …

Multimedia collections in University of Nottingham Libraries

University of Nottingham Libraries has a wealth of free multimedia services that can be used by students and staff. If you just use YouTube or Netflix to find films or documentaries, then you’re missing out on valuable material that will both enlighten and entertain. This post highlights 3 of these services: DVD collection Box of …

UoN Libraries Easter opening and borrowing services

The end of the Spring term is on 23 March, our library opening times will change for the vacation and also over the Easter Bank Holiday. Some of our borrowing services will also alter as a consequence of Easter closure days. The last day of term is Friday 23 March which signals the end of …

MyiLibrary ebooks move to Ebook Central platform – 21 March

ProQuest is one of our biggest suppliers of ebooks, covering a wide range subjects and all discoverable through NUsearch. For some time, ProQuest have been rolling out a new ebook platform called Ebook Central  which has enhanced the usability of some of our ebooks, for example Ebrary has already moved into the this new environment. …

We’ve raised £8,463 to support literacy projects #WorldBookDay

We’re celebrating World Book Day today. There’s lots planned across our libraries, so come along and get involved! As World Book Day is a worldwide celebration of books and reading, it’s the perfect time to update you – we’ve raised a fantastic £8,463.51 to help fund educational resources in Tanzanian secondary schools. How have we …

BMJ Best Practice clinical decision support tool

We now have access to BMJ Best Practice which offers step by step guidance on disease diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.  It is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion. It can help Medicine and Health Science students prepare for clinical practice with the most recent, trusted information on the most commonly …

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 …

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 …