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‘Rethinking the Story of the Kindertransports: Testimony, Artefacts, Identity’ an exhibition showing the importance of Kindertransports today

A blog about Amy Williams, creator of the exhibition entitled ‘Rethinking the Story of the Kindertransports: Testimony, Artefacts, Identity’ on display at the University of Nottingham’s Hallward Library (until 21 April). This exhibition was recently created by Amy Williams who is in the second year of her PhD at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). She is funded by …

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 …

Money, money, money – it’s Budget day!

  Feeling flush? Will you tonight? The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will be presenting the Budget statement to the House of Commons today. How much will your beer go up or down? Last year there were two budgets (pre- and post- general election). You can revisit the March and Summer budgets online, or you …

New Law Journal Titles and International Law Content

We now have online access to Oxford Public International Law which covers an extensive range of international law topics and materials. International law consists of the system of laws that regulate the relations between states. You can access the following key resources via the Databases link on the right hand side of the NUsearch hompepage: …

You can find more than Hollywood in Hallward…

On Sunday evening the 88th annual Academy Awards (Oscars) are taking place in Hollywood. The event has been dogged by controversy as for the second year in a row no actors of colour have been nominated for awards. This has prompted the re-emergence of #OscarsSoWhite trending. The debate highlights on-going issues about a lack of …

Tis the season to be jolly…

And curl up on the couch… As you take a break from classes, UoN libraries have a great collection of seasonal films and TV you can enjoy from home! In our libraries we have DVD copies of some Christmas classics such as: Frank Capra’s 1946 It’s a Wonderful Life (Hallward Short loan DVD PN1997.F727), a …

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 …

Come and visit Hallward!

Come and visit Hallward! Let us tell you why.   Named after Bertrand Hallward who was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, Hallward is the largest and busiest of our libraries.   Friendly and knowledgeable staff just bursting to help you! Go on, ask us anything! A variety of study spaces   Whatever …