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On trial: The Making of Modern Law

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 historical archives from Cengage: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990  Trials, 1600-1926   American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the …

On trial: Newspaper Archive

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the Newspaper Archive, the largest historical newspaper database online. The archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events and world news. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date. The trail runs until Tuesday 19 June 2018. Please note: …

NUsearch May upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 14 May. There are two main changes in this upgrade; Manuscripts and Archives join the collections now available through NUsearch, and Browzine is available as a link for online journals and articles.  What’s new University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Archives collections are now …

Dive into Africa’s economy using the Africa Development Data Explorer

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to Africa Development Data Explorer (ADDaX) by EastView. This trial will be available until the end of May 2018. ADDaX is the fastest and most accurate resource for reference data from Africa. Data is collated from multiple sources to provide researchers with an unparalleled reference source of all 54 African …

On trial: African American Newspapers (1827-1998) Series 1 and 2

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to African American Newspapers. The trial runs until 5 June 2018. African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides online access to approximately 270 US newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, …

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. …

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 …

On trial: UN Comtrade

We currently have a trial set up to Premium access for UN Comtrade, a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It gives you instant access to more than 3.3 billion records on merchandise trade from over 200 reporting countries or areas covering 54 years of data and more than 6000 different products. …

Has your reading list made our top ten?

Online Reading Lists (in Talis Aspire) are proving very popular with University of Nottingham students and staff. Not only do they allow academics to create dynamic reading lists with a consistent approach across courses, they also allow the Library to purchase materials and appropriately resource the course to support teaching. Students can make best use …

Helping students to prioritise their reading

The last in a series of three blogs looking at themes arising from ‘Reading strategies’ projects commissioned by LRLR under the Students as Change Agents (SACA) programme.  On Thursday 15 June an invited audience – including Professor Sarah O’Hara (PVC for Education and the Student Experience) and Beth Massey (outgoing Students’ Union Education Officer) – assembled at the Arts Centre, University …