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NUsearch April upgrade signals single sign-in

Many of you will be following news of recent changes in libraries closely, as we make a whole raft of improvements to your library experience. You’ll find many of these improvements in NUsearch, ranging from single sign-in, an easier to use Interlibrary Loan form through to bringing together online request services. Single sign-in It’s one …

How we’re changing to make your library experience better

Ever found the library system clunky or difficult to use? Whether it’s borrowing books or using NUsearch to find them, we’re changing the way we do things to make your life easier. You’ll start to notice changes from 15 April 2019. And from 27 March there may be some disruption to our normal services while …

On trial – Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab

Guest Blog by Erin Snyder, Director of the Faculty of Arts Digital Transformations Hub Last summer, I was pleased to attend the Digital Humanities Congress 2018 at the University of Sheffield. Gale were showcasing their new Digital Scholar Lab and I was impressed enough to ask the library to help set up a trial at …

On trial: historical collections from Gale Primary Sources

The library subscribes to a range of content from Gale. To complement the current trial to the Digital Scholar Lab we’re pleased to also bring you trial access to a number of historical collections from Gale Primary Sources:   Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855 – 2000 British Library Newspapers III, IV, V …

Libraries are changing: A new way to borrow books

In April, University of Nottingham Libraries will be making changes to our library system. This is part of a major project to improve student experience. Some of this is about updating the way we lend books so that it’s more in line with what students tell us they want. It’s all about: Simplifying our processes …

On trial: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

Our latest trial is to Nineteenth Century Collections Online: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection. This Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles sourced from the library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of the most spectacular discoveries of the late 1970s. European Literature, 1790-1840: The …

Open access milestones

2018 marked great some achievements in open access publishing for the University. Elle Malcolmson, from the Research Support Team shares more… 2000 open access funding approvals Just before Christmas 2018 a significant gold open access (OA) milestone was reached: 2000 approved applications for gold OA funding since records began in January 2015.  Making a publication …

Find books using the George Green Library Interactive Map

There is now a 3D interactive map of George Green Library that will help you to plan your visit in advance, navigate around the library or perhaps discover something new! The map is available via our Library website as a beta Phase 1 version. It will help as a wayfinder, to find a book or …

New web resources supporting researchers undertaking systematic reviews

The Libraries Research Support team have produced new guidance and support for researchers at the University of Nottingham taking on the task of a Systematic Review. The web resources take researchers through the process of ‘Conducting a Search’, one of the key aspects of a Systematic Review.  A systematic review aims to be a comprehensive …

On trial: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive

  We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Proquest LGBT Magazine Archive  This archive offers backfiles to many of the leading, established, long-running LBGT periodicals. Key titles include The Advocate, Gay Times, The Pink Paper, Man and Society and Transgender Tapestry. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest …