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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 …

Trial access: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I and II

February is LGBT History Month. To celebrate we’re again bringing you trial access to Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. We set up a trial last LGBT History Month too. Since then, the archive …

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive (1842-2003), an unparalleled window to the past

The Illustrated London News was the world’s first pictorial weekly newspaper. Earlier this year, we were pleased to invest in the Historical Archive 1842-2003 to provide researchers with a vivid picture of British and world events. Richard Gaunt, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts writes: The Illustrated London News is recognised as a landmark …

On trial: IBISWorld

Until the end of the year, we have trial access to IBISWorld, a powerful business intelligence tool providing industry market research, risk ratings & procurement reports. According to the website, IBISWorld has The broadest collection of Industry Reports in the UK, updated 3 or more times a year True industry analysis, not simply aggregated company financial data Research at …

Five minutes with… Ben Veasey

Name? Ben Veasey Job title? Senior Research Librarian – Research Data Management for Libraries, Research and Learning Resources So, what does that mean? It just means that I am responsible for developing and delivering a research data management service in partnership with our brilliant colleagues in the Digital Research Team and Information Systems (IS). Sounds …

NUsearch November upgrade

The new upgrade release for NUsearch, the online library discovery tool, will be available from 20 November. Building on the success of our major upgrade in June, we continue to provide new features, improved and enhanced functionality, quicker searching options and better support. NUsearch upgrades will continue to roll out on an on-going regular basis. …

On trial: Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)

Our latest trial is Emerging Markets Information (EMIS).  In order to gain access you need to click the ‘Client Login’ button at the top right of the screen. EMIS provides key information on emerging market companies and industry sectors. The database contains information on over 2 million listed and private companies in over 125 countries. …

What would you want from a new Jubilee Library?

A new Library space to replace our two existing libraries has been proposed as part of developments at Jubilee Campus. We want to ensure that any new library meets the needs of the people who will be using it – our students and staff. So, we’ve come up with a very short survey to find out …