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A NUlook NUsearch – what do you think?

Our Beta testing period has now closed and NUlook NUsearch is now LIVE. Please read our new blog for more details. This new look NUsearch has been redesigned to provide you with a fresh interface which is cleaner and clearer, and fully responsive to mobile devices. The beta version is available until the end of …

Djanogly: The Man Behind the Name

You may have noticed a similarity in the names of some buildings on our campuses and the wider area. They pop up all over our city! Djanogly Learning Resource Centre being a prime example. So just who is the person behind this memorable name? Sir Harry Djanogly  Sir Harry Djanogly was born on 1st August 1938 and …

Top tips for maximising your library time during exams (by a librarian)

So, exams are on the horizon. You need to get started on revision, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. From the myriad distractions of Halls, to the lure of daytime telly and all those little jobs that suddenly ‘need’ doing, getting your head into the books can seem daunting. Sound familiar? It’s time to hit the …

On trial: Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle

We bring you trial access to the Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle Collection, part of the Archives Unbound series which presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. The Collection contains more than 8,400 images from the FBI LIbrary dating between 1970-1983. You will see the Black Liberation Army and the Program …

On trial: ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers

This historical newspaper collection provides researchers with first-hand accounts and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The Black Newspapers Collection allows you to Examine the diversity of stances during the civil rights movement, including: endorsements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X, and the debate about integration and the Negro …

On trial: British Library Newspapers parts III – V

The British Library Newspapers series offers researchers access to four centuries of national and regional newspapers, supporting research in history, literature, Victorian studies, genealogy, fine arts, finance and economics, political science, and more. We already have access to British Library Newspapers Parts I and II (1800-1900), and 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers. These collections were …

‘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 …

Bookcrossing

“A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold.” — Henry Miller The Books In My Life (1969)   Read a great book and just have to share it? …

Your chance to recommend more ebooks

You’re already helping to select the ebooks that we buy. Here’s another opportunity for you to help us choose books from a leading academic publisher. We’re delighted to bring you trial access to Elgaronline, the online content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing (EEP). EEP is an international academic and professional publisher with a strong focus …

An interview with Dr Andrew Harrison, Director of the D.H. Lawrence Research Centre and biographer of D.H Lawrence

In the first of our series about writing and publishing we interviewed Dr Andrew Harrison, Director of the D.H. Lawrence Research Centre in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. Andrew has recently published a biography, The Life of D.H. Lawrence, so we were keen to find out a little bit more about how and why this …