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More Books? How to make the most of your library collections

Our More Books service has been available for a few months already and is proving to be very popular! The service is designed to make it easier and quicker for students and staff to request books to be added to our library collections. This service is designed to help you choose the best route for getting hold …

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 …

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 …

Did you know you should avoid Grapefruit Juice if prescribed Statins?

New content has been added to MedicinesComplete.  Pharmacy, Medical and Healthcare students can now access Stockley’s Drug Interactions.  This authoritative international source of drug interaction information is based upon the many thousands of published clinical papers and reports.   Stockley’s Interactions Checker also allows you to search for the interactions of one drug, interactions between …

We’ve increased our e-journal coverage for healthcare titles

Medical, Nursing and Veterinary Science students will be pleased to know that they now have access to the full healthcare journals collection from Mark Allen Healthcare. The package includes a wide range of clinical nursing journals as well as leading titles in midwifery, dental nursing, pre-hospital care and veterinary practice. Journals which are new to …

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 …

5 reasons to love Greenfield Medical Library!

Welcome to Greenfield Medical Library, otherwise known as GML! Although we cannot compete with a cinema or a concert hall…. out of all of our 6 libraries we have the longest opening hours during the week.   There’s a piano just outside the library under an impressive winding staircase. Come and bash out a tune! …

Text Service at the Business Library and Greenfield Medical Library

Picture this: You need to get down to some serious writing/ revision as that deadline is looming. You get to the library and head straight to the Silent Study Area- today you’re not messing around, you need to get this finished with no distractions! You settle yourself in and just as you bury your nose …