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Help finding study space during exams

Picture the scene. Your alarm fails to go off and on your way to campus the Indigo bus sprayed you with a torrent of muddy puddle water so you had to go back home to get changed. You finally arrive at the library to find that there are no spaces left to study (those helpful space boards …

Duke of York opens George Green Library

The University of Nottingham welcomed royalty to its University Park campus on 15 March as HRH The Duke of York hosted an entrepreneurial boot camp and formally opened one of its landmark developments, our very own George Green Library. Prince Andrew formally opened the redeveloped George Green Library (GGL), and spoke highly of the new building to …

A little corner of China in GGL

From 16-24 January, in a quiet corner of George Green Library on A floor, Chinese brush artist Jiang (Jack) Hongsheng is offering students and staff the opportunity to take a break from work and exams. With Jack’s demonstration and encouragement, you can learn how to paint some of China’s most iconic flora, from plum blossom …

Study anywhere: Study here

Happy New Year everyone! January means a fresh start, resolutions and, of course, examinations. January is named after Janus, the God of doorways, and our doors are always open to you. Particularly during exam periods when most of our libraries are open 24/7. Nevertheless, we fill up quickly (look out for the ‘space availability boards’ by …

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so”, but not “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy” Reading Groups!

As part of this year’s Nottingham Reading Programme the university has chosen Douglas Adams’ classic “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. All first year students were given the opportunity to pick up a special UoN edition. We are running a series of Reading Groups until Thursday 8th December in libraries. It’s an opportunity to get involved with …

Christmas Opening and Borrowing

Things work a little differently over the Christmas period in the libraries. Read on to make sure you’re fully clued up about our opening times, borrowing periods and recall policy.                   Opening times Hallward George Green DLRC Business Greenfield Medical James Cameron Gifford Now- 16  December 24/7 …

Make the most of the new George Green Library

The new George Green Library is now complete! To help library users – new and returning – find their way around, lookout for the boards at each entrance of the library indicating how busy the library is, and where space and help is available. More than just a library There are a number of features …

5 minutes with… Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian (Social Sciences)

Welcome to our series ‘5 minutes with …’, where we introduce staff working within the Libraries Research and Learning Resources at the University of Nottingham. Tony Simmonds has kindly agreed to talk to us about his role and open access at the University. Questions: Hello Tony, could you tell us more about your role? I’m …

Welcome to your libraries PGRs

A very warm welcome to all our PGRs from the University of Nottingham libraries. The library service is here to help you to do well in your research, this blog post will highlight some of the useful services and resources to support your research needs. The library website, Twitter and Blog the library’s website contains up-to-date …

Library Customer Survey 23 November to 7 December 2015

Our annual library customer survey will run from 23 November – 7 December 2015 and we would really like to hear from you. With over 2.2 million visits to our 8 libraries every year we know we are popular but without your feedback we cannot improve our service, or make your experience better. Our survey …