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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 …

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. …

A world of discovery – using NUsearch

We have launched our new and improved library discovery tool NUsearch, it has been redesigned to provide you with a fresh interface that is cleaner and clearer, and fully responsive to all mobile devices. Following on from a successful Beta trial we now bring you an upgraded NUsearch, it replaces the previous version, without any requirement for …

Your chance to recommend more ebooks

You’re already helping to select the ebooks that we buy. Here’s another opportunity for you to help us choose books from a leading academic publisher. We’re delighted to bring you trial access to Elgaronline, the online content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing (EEP). EEP is an international academic and professional publisher with a strong focus …

Open access monographs – changing the nature of the traditional academic book

It’s Open Access Week. As part of our own celebrations, we thought we’d tell you more about the library’s support for open access monograph publishing. The benefits and challenges associated with publishing monographs as open access have been well articulated (HEFCE report on open access and monographs). At the core, however, it is about ensuring …

Turn over a new Greenleaf….

You’ve been using the digitized Greenleaf Online Library (GOL) for more than 6 months now. Between July and December 2015, there were over 700 full text downloads and 600 abstract views. Good to see that you’re finding it useful!   Greenleaf Publishing is a specialist publisher of books covering corporate responsibility, business ethics, environmental policy and management, responsible …

Back to the Future for this librarian #MeantToBe

Back to the Future, a librarian from the University of Nottingham reminiscing about her A level results way, way, way back in 1990 and how they shaped her present. A step back in time of 25 years when we could only dream of conquering the world on a hover board!   The summer of my A level …