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Celebrating Open Access Week 2018 at Nottingham, 22-26 October

Come along to one of our many events we have organised to celebrate International Open Access Week 2018! Open Access Week is the chance to highlight the many benefits of making access to knowledge freely available, for everyone around the world. This year’s theme: ‘Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge’, recognises the need to be …

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, which includes approximately 270 US newspapers from more than 35 states and features many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles.   Users are able to compare and contrast African American views on major themes of the American past including …

Libraries Week. My Time. My Space. My Library part 2 – Leisure Reading

Libraries Week this year (8-13 October) focuses on wellbeing, an acknowledgement of the difference that libraries can make to peoples’ lives; from fostering a sense of community to providing a space for study or escapism. This is our second blog to celebrate Libraries Week, to read our first please click here.  Bibliotherapy is a growing …

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 …

British Colonial Office statistics from British Online Archives

We now have access to the following collections available via British Online Archives: Colonial Africa in official statistics, 1821-1953 African Blue Books, 1821-1953 These statistics cover the history of thirteen colonies across Africa. Most colonial statistics cover that colony’s funds, its population and the names of its officers. Details of which countries each colony was …

Sage Research Methods

We’re delighted to bring you access to Sage Research Methods, a database dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas.  SAGE Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Read on to find out more, book a training session or join a …

The Student online reading list experience gets better

On 6th September we made improvements to the student online reading list experience by upgrading to a better designed interface and easier to use functionality. Student users of reading lists will experience a new interface that is: Mobile responsive and easy to access either via Moodle or directly via the reading list system A much …

Full text access to: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I 

Full text access is now available to Archives of Sexuality & Gender LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and …

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Times of India (1838-2008)

We now have full text access to The Times of India (1838-2008), providing first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India illuminates key …