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The new Leisure Reading Collection at Greenfield Medical Library

We have a new leisure reading collection in the Greenfield Medical Library. Libraries, Research and Learning Services (LRLR) have created this new collection  to support student well-being and broaden student horizons. Drawing on the ideas behind Bibliotherapy , the concept that reading can be an effective way to relieve stress, this new pilot collection aims to support …

‘Rethinking the Story of the Kindertransports: Testimony, Artefacts, Identity’ an exhibition showing the importance of Kindertransports today

A blog about Amy Williams, creator of the exhibition entitled ‘Rethinking the Story of the Kindertransports: Testimony, Artefacts, Identity’ on display at the University of Nottingham’s Hallward Library (until 21 April). This exhibition was recently created by Amy Williams who is in the second year of her PhD at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). She is funded by …

Open access toolkit

From the 1st of April 2016 all journal articles and conference proceedings must be made open access (OA) in order to be eligible for submission to the next round of the Research Excellence Framework run by HEFCE. In making your publication OA you will need to consider compliance with HEFCE, your funders and your institutional …

Open Access – new mediated deposit service

Libraries, Research and Learning Resources have launched a new mediated deposit service, making it quicker and easier for researchers to store their publications in our ePrints repository. Following the implementation of HEFCE requirements on 1 April, researchers will need to have their articles available through Open Access within three months of acceptance to be eligible for the next …

Happy NOOC Year – Three ways to get ahead with your studies

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone from UoN libraries. As we move into 2016 bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, refreshed and ready for revision, it seems like an ideal time to remind everyone about our NOOCs (Nottingham Open Online Courses) available via Moodle. The NOOCs have exercises and materials to help you make the most of …

Springer Open Choice agreement

The new agreement with Springer that will save you expenses on APCs and provides access to Springer journals. The Library has signed a new Jisc agreement with Springer that covers all Article Processing Charges (APCs) for articles published in Springer Open Choice (hybrid) journals. This means that with effect from 15th October 2015 researchers do not need to …

Welcome to your libraries PGRs

A very warm welcome to all our PGRs from the University of Nottingham libraries. The library service is here to help you to do well in your research, this blog post will highlight some of the useful services and resources to support your research needs. The library website, Twitter and Blog the library’s website contains up-to-date …