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Libraries Week 2019: Are you ready for the digital workplace?

Part of our Libraries Week 2019 blog series According to the Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018, only 41% of UK students felt that their course prepared them for the digital workplace. In response to this, students at the University of Nottingham have been given access to the Jisc Digital Discovery Tool to self-assess their digital capabilities …

Meet the Student Academic Skills team

Meet our new Student Academic Skills team in Libraries. Read on to find out a little more about who we are and how we can help you in your studies. Who are we? We are a group of five education specialists, from a range of backgrounds, based on level one of Hallward Library on University Park. …

Welcome to Libraries

Welcome to University of Nottingham Libraries. Whether you’re a new or returning student, here’s some hints and tips to help you make the most of your library services. Your student essentials Not sure where to start? Pop in to any library to pick up a guide to Libraries and IT Services or visit our welcome …

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 …

Use your voice in Libraries for University Mental Health Day on 7 March

This Thursday, 7th March, is University Mental Health Day and the theme is ‘Use Your Voice’. Libraries are really pleased to be a part of the huge range of events and activities taking place across all University of Nottingham Campuses, a full list of events is available here.  A Library pop up stall will be in the Portland Building …

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 …

Are you Studying Effectively?

Do you have an assignment deadline approaching and need a refresher on making the best use of the library and its resources? Are you struggling to find information? Are you unsure if information you’ve found is good enough to use? Do you need help with referencing? Th University’s Studying Effectively website has a collection of …

NUsearch August upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 6 August. There are three main changes in this upgrade; the addition of interactive elements via an ‘Explore’ option, more search shortcuts and new resource types to help you broaden and refine your searches, respectively, and the addition of 20 new …

Libraries photo competition: The winners!

In May 2018 we set you the challenge of capturing, in photographic form, something you love about our libraries. Over 150 of you took up the challenge and entered our Libraries photo competition. The judging process was extremely tough. On the plus side, we were inundated with loads of truly wonderful images of our library …

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 …