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On trial: The Making of Modern Law

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 historical archives from Cengage: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990  Trials, 1600-1926   American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the …

On trial: Newspaper Archive

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the Newspaper Archive, the largest historical newspaper database online. The archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events and world news. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date. The trail runs until Tuesday 19 June 2018. Please note: …

NUsearch May upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 14 May. There are two main changes in this upgrade; Manuscripts and Archives join the collections now available through NUsearch, and Browzine is available as a link for online journals and articles.  What’s new University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Archives collections are now …

Dive into Africa’s economy using the Africa Development Data Explorer

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to Africa Development Data Explorer (ADDaX) by EastView. This trial will be available until the end of May 2018. ADDaX is the fastest and most accurate resource for reference data from Africa. Data is collated from multiple sources to provide researchers with an unparalleled reference source of all 54 African …

Finding study space and support during exams

With the Beast from the East now a distant memory, spring bulbs popping up across campuses and (finally!) some sunshine and blue skies, it’s time to start planing for the Summer exam period. In Libraries we know how hard it can be to find a space to study during exam season. We also appreciate it …

On trial: African American Newspapers (1827-1998) Series 1 and 2

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to African American Newspapers. The trial runs until 5 June 2018. African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides online access to approximately 270 US newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, …

Library play it, watch it, pause it – make the most of your study time in libraries

Play it, watch it, pause it. It’s peak library time both in terms of study productivity and numbers of people in the libraries. We’ve introduced some new initiatives into libraries that offer some quiet distraction for those of you who are spending more time with us and perhaps feeling more stressed out than usual. In …

#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 …