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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 …

On trial: historical collections from Gale Primary Sources

The library subscribes to a range of content from Gale. To complement the current trial to the Digital Scholar Lab we’re pleased to also bring you trial access to a number of historical collections from Gale Primary Sources:   Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855 – 2000 British Library Newspapers III, IV, V …

Libraries are changing: A new way to borrow books

In April, University of Nottingham Libraries will be making changes to our library system. This is part of a major project to improve student experience. Some of this is about updating the way we lend books so that it’s more in line with what students tell us they want. It’s all about: Simplifying our processes …

Use your voice in Libraries for University Mental Health Day on 7 March

This Thursday, 7th March, is University Mental Health Day and the theme is ‘Use Your Voice’. Libraries are really pleased to be a part of the huge range of events and activities taking place across all University of Nottingham Campuses, a full list of events is available here.  A Library pop up stall will be in the Portland Building …

New web resources supporting researchers undertaking systematic reviews

The Libraries Research Support team have produced new guidance and support for researchers at the University of Nottingham taking on the task of a Systematic Review. The web resources take researchers through the process of ‘Conducting a Search’, one of the key aspects of a Systematic Review.  A systematic review aims to be a comprehensive …

On trial: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive

  We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive  This archive offers backfiles to many of the leading, established, long-running LBGT periodicals. Key titles include The Advocate, Gay Times, The Pink Paper, Man and Society and Transgender Tapestry. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest …

On trial: Colonial State Papers

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Colonial State Papers Colonial State Papers   The Colonial State Papers offers access to over 7,000 hand-written documents and more than 40,000 bibliographic records with this incredible resource on Colonial History. In addition to Britain’s colonial relations with the Americas and other European rivals for power, …

On trial: The Cecil Papers

We are pleased to bring you trial access to The Cecil Papers The Cecil Papers   The Cecil Papers is a major collection of early-modern historical documents from the reigns of Elizabethan I and James I/VI. More than 150,000 pages have been digitised in full colour to create a definitive online archive of almost 30,000 manuscript …

Room bookings: a new Outlook

In Libraries, we’re always looking at ways to improve our processes, and make accessing our resources and using our space as easy as possible. Over the past few years, we’ve had a lot of feedback about our system for booking individual and group study rooms. Students have told us the system we use isn’t user friendly, and that …

On trial: Harper’s Bazaar

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Harper’s Bazaar Harper’s Bazaar, a comprehensive, searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of the Harper’s Bazaar US and UK editions, from 1867 to the present. The issues are reproduced as high-resolution colour page images and supported by fully searchable text and …