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Opening up the University of Nottingham archives

In May 2018, NUsearch will offer a newly integrated discovery route to all of our library, manuscripts and archives collections. Presenting a fuller picture of our extensive and unique collections for students, researchers and staff. Manuscripts and Special Collections is responsible for approximately 3 million documents, which are available for everyone to consult in the …

Multimedia collections in University of Nottingham Libraries

University of Nottingham Libraries has a wealth of free multimedia services that can be used by students and staff. If you just use YouTube or Netflix to find films or documentaries, then you’re missing out on valuable material that will both enlighten and entertain. This post highlights 3 of these services: DVD collection Box of …

On trial: American Antiquarian Society Archive Collection

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to the entire American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection. Partnering with the AAS, the premier library documenting the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction, EBSCO Information Services provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published …

UoN Libraries Easter opening and borrowing services

The end of the Spring term is on 23 March, our library opening times will change for the vacation and also over the Easter Bank Holiday. Some of our borrowing services will also alter as a consequence of Easter closure days. The last day of term is Friday 23 March which signals the end of …

MyiLibrary ebooks move to Ebook Central platform – 21 March

ProQuest is one of our biggest suppliers of ebooks, covering a wide range subjects and all discoverable through NUsearch. For some time, ProQuest have been rolling out a new ebook platform called Ebook Central  which has enhanced the usability of some of our ebooks, for example Ebrary has already moved into the this new environment. …

On trial: Women’s Studies Archive – Women’s Issues and Identities

We currently have trial access to the Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities. The Archive focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. This collection of primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals gives insight into some of the pioneers of women’s movements. It explores the history …

BMJ Best Practice clinical decision support tool

We now have access to BMJ Best Practice which offers step by step guidance on disease diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and prevention.  It is updated daily using robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion. It can help Medicine and Health Science students prepare for clinical practice with the most recent, trusted information on the most commonly …

Student research showcase

Following the success of the Graduate School’s annual student research showcase, we thought we’d mount a scaled-down version in our libraries. And we’re pleased to say we have several prize winners involved! Babies: How big is too big? We’ll be displaying posters that bring to life research undertaken by students from across the University. The …

NUsearch February upgrade

Our latest upgrade of NUsearch, the online library discovery tool, will be available from Monday 5 February. The previous upgrade in November contained many new features, focusing on eJournal searching and quicker access to full text results. Our theme for this February is the integration of Nottingham ePrints, also known as the Open Access research outputs …

On trial: The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

We have trial access to The Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991. Developed as the medium for reproducing broadcasts, The Listener (1929-1991) was the weekly newspaper published by the BBC. The complete archive of this landmark publication is an essential witness to the intellectual and cultural history of the twentieth century, and also to the golden years …