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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 …

Opening up the University of Nottingham archives

In May 2018, NUsearch will offer a newly integrated discovery route to all of our library, manuscripts and archives collections. Presenting a fuller picture of our extensive and unique collections for students, researchers and staff. Manuscripts and Special Collections is responsible for approximately 3 million documents, which are available for everyone to consult in the …

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 …

On trial: Historical newspaper archives

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to a number of historical newspaper archives from Gale Primary Sources: The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2016 British Library Newspapers, parts III – V   The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 The Daily Telegraph was launched in 1855, and within 10 years was able …

On trial: New York Amsterdam News and Chicago Defender

We currently have trial access to New York Amsterdam News (1922–1993) and Chicago Defender (1910-1975). These historical newspaper collections provide researchers with first-hand accounts and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The New York Amsterdam News grew to become one of the leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential …

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. …

On trial: Women’s Studies Archive – Women’s Issues and Identities

We currently have trial access to the Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities. The Archive focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. This collection of primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals gives insight into some of the pioneers of women’s movements. It explores the history …

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 …