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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 November upgrade – it’s all about choice

The library discovery tool NUsearch has undergone some recent enhancements to improve the Explore features and the appearance of some of our screens. In this blog, we’ve highlighted the changes you’ll see and shared ways that NUsearch can help you to make resource choices. Explore books using the related reading panel We’ve renamed the option that …

Room bookings: a new Outlook

In Libraries, we’re always looking at ways to improve our processes, and make accessing our resources and using our space as easy as possible. Over the past few years, we’ve had a lot of feedback about our system for booking individual and group study rooms. Students have told us the system we use isn’t user friendly, and that …

On trial: Harper’s Bazaar

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Harper’s Bazaar Harper’s Bazaar, a comprehensive, searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of the Harper’s Bazaar US and UK editions, from 1867 to the present. The issues are reproduced as high-resolution colour page images and supported by fully searchable text and …

On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Women’s Magazine Archive  WMA is an archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles are scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 …

Take a break in libraries and game away your stress

We’ve got help yourself, use within libraries, games and activities available from Monday 14 January until the end of January. The games have been selected to suit each library, whether it’s Hallward, George Green, Greenfield, James-Cameron Gifford, Business or Djanogly LRC. Anyone can use them, all we ask is that you are mindful of others studying …

Djanogly LRC joins 24/7 library opening from Monday 26 November

Djanogly LRC on Jubilee Campus will join Hallward and George Green Libraries in opening 24/7 on 26 November. All three libraries will remain 24/7 until the end of term on 14 December. How to find a library space As most of you will be aware, the libraries are experiencing one of our busiest times of …

Trial access to TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly

We are pleased to announce that we now have trial access to: TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly.   TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly publishes interdisciplinary work that explores the diversity of gender, sex, sexuality, embodiment, and identity. Major topics addressed in the first few issues include the cultural production of trans communities, critical analysis of transgender population …

On trial: ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers

  We are pleased to announce that full access is now available to ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers This resource offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as …

On trial: Area Studies: India

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Area Studies: India This is a vital resource for the study of Empire, the British Raj, and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1650-1942. Highlights include: The official and personal papers of Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, 1898-1905, from …