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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 …

Find books using the George Green Library Interactive Map

There is now a 3D interactive map of George Green Library that will help you to plan your visit in advance, navigate around the library or perhaps discover something new! The map is available via our Library website as a beta Phase 1 version. It will help as a wayfinder, to find a book or …

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 …

Take a break in libraries and game away your stress

We’ve got help yourself, use within libraries, games and activities available from Monday 14 January until the end of January. The games have been selected to suit each library, whether it’s Hallward, George Green, Greenfield, James-Cameron Gifford, Business or Djanogly LRC. Anyone can use them, all we ask is that you are mindful of others studying …

Djanogly LRC joins 24/7 library opening from Monday 26 November

Djanogly LRC on Jubilee Campus will join Hallward and George Green Libraries in opening 24/7 on 26 November. All three libraries will remain 24/7 until the end of term on 14 December. How to find a library space As most of you will be aware, the libraries are experiencing one of our busiest times of …

Our libraries will open for longer in 2018-2019

Great news! This year we are opening our libraries for longer than ever before! When we asked you last year what you wanted from library opening times, you said; more 24/7 for George Green Library, more 24/7 in a library on Jubilee Campus and more coverage of medical and vet student exams. As a result …

Libraries Week 8-13 October 2018. My Time. My Space. My Library.

My Time. My Space. My Library. The theme for this year’s Libraries Week is wellbeing and we’d like to share some of the ways University of Nottingham Libraries can help you and your personal wellbeing thrive and flourish. 5 ways to wellbeing We think that Libraries are the ideal place to to help you to …

Getting started in libraries 2018/19

Welcome to our new students, and to all of our returners it’s lovely to see you again. We’ve had a busy summer getting ready for the start of the 2018/19 academic year. This blog has some helpful tips on getting started, as well as what’s new. Getting started First up  – our Week 1 to Week …

Libraries photo competition: The winners!

In May 2018 we set you the challenge of capturing, in photographic form, something you love about our libraries. Over 150 of you took up the challenge and entered our Libraries photo competition. The judging process was extremely tough. On the plus side, we were inundated with loads of truly wonderful images of our library …