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Library Christmas Cheer with the #singinglibrarian

Back by popular demand, and in case you missed our Singing Librarian last year, here she is again. Happy Christmas one and all! We have so many wonderful festive musical treats in our library collections at the Denis Arnold Music Library , ranging from the heavy duty vocal score Gloria in excelsis Deo (Cantata) for Soprano,Tenor-Solo and …

Have your say in the Library Survey 2016

Our annual library survey will run from Monday 28 November to Monday 12 December and we would really like to hear from you. With over 2.2 million visits to our 8 libraries each year we know we are popular, but without your feedback we cannot improve our service or make your experience better. Our survey offers …

November NUsearch update

NUsearch has been updated! NUsearch will be updated four times a year. This update includes some new functionality, improvements to existing features, and fixes for known issues. We hope these changes will be useful to you. New functionality New Titles Refine Option Run a search and you can now filter your results to show new …

NUsearch upgrade and new web address

NUsearch has been upgraded! This upgrade marks the start of NUsearch as a cloud service. Benefits This will ensure that NUsearch benefits from round-the-clock support and maintenance. The NUsearch you use will always be the most up-to-date version available. This means that we will be able to take advantage of the latest system and service …

NUsearch upgrade Thursday 23 June – Important message about your eShelf

To make it easier to find books, journals and other library resources, we will be upgrading and improving NUsearch on Thursday 23 June 2016. This will make searching more reliable and improve access to the information you need. The eShelf functionality will continue to be available in the upgraded NUsearch. Unfortunately we are unable to …

NUsearch Upgrade – Important message about your NUsearch e-Shelf

NUsearch Upgrade – Important message about your NUsearch e-Shelf To make it easier to find books, journals and other library resources, we will be upgrading and improving NUsearch at the end of June. This will mean that searching will be more reliable and that there will be better access to the information you need. The …

Tis the season to be jolly…

And curl up on the couch… As you take a break from classes, UoN libraries have a great collection of seasonal films and TV you can enjoy from home! In our libraries we have DVD copies of some Christmas classics such as: Frank Capra’s 1946 It’s a Wonderful Life (Hallward Short loan DVD PN1997.F727), a …

BrowZine, a new journal browsing service

From this week, BrowZine is available for you to browse and read journals quickly and easily, helping you to stay current with your favourite titles and across subject areas.   You can find out more from the “NUSearch features”on NUSearch, and take a look at “Be Inspired with BrowZine”. You’ll find it particularly useful to read …

#ForceFriday – Get your Star Wars fix from the libraries!

A long time ago in a library far, far away… Well, not actually a long time ago. Nor very far away. #ForceFriday is trending  today. Twitter is awash with people excitedly talking about the new Star Wars film – Episode VII – The Force Awakens, and it isn’t even out until December 18! It will be the …

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 …