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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 …

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 …

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 …

UX- you step in, we step up

We have listened and learnt from you and (cue fanfare) our new library website is now available for use! Thank you to everyone who answered our questions, came to our focus groups, completed our web survey or participated in our Usability Experience (UX) sessions. UX testing was a new method of engagement for us here in Libraries, …

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 …