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A Librarian perspective on how to manage the change from eprints to RIS

Here in the Libraries Research Support Team we’ve been gearing up for a big change, the expansion of RIS (Research Information Systems) to manage outputs and the move away from ePrints to a new institutional repository. I say a big change, because for those of us administering it that’s what it feels like, but what kind of change will it be for researchers?  If you are a researcher …

Summer Reads 2018

Summer is in full swing and maybe you are struggling to find a good read… Fret not! Library staff have selected some of their favourites (all available in the UoN Libraries – you can find these and many more using our resource discovery tool NUsearch) for your delectation. Carol Hollier, Teaching & Learning Support Team One …

Farewell eLibrary Gateway you served us well, the future is NUsearch

We are decommissioning the eLibrary Gateway on all University of Nottingham campuses on 6 August 2018. We are no longer able to support this old system and NUsearch has replaced all of the functionality and more… Links to the ‘Find Databases’ option within NUsearch is available at the top menu of the NUsearch homepage or …

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 new filter option for searching by book chapter

We have introduced a new filter to NUsearch that enables you to locate information from within our online library collections at a book chapter level. This is great news if you would like to uncover more content that may be hidden within a whole edition of a book or within collected works. It is also helpful …

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 trial runs until Tuesday 19 June 2018. Please note: …

UoN Libraries host Research Data and GDPR event

On 25 April University of Nottingham Libraries hosted a special interest event on ‘Research Data and GDPR’, in association with the Mercian Collaboration Research Data Management Support Group (RDMSG). The event was hosted by and brought together a range of people—including research data managers, librarians, research data support staff, and researchers—who support or are interested …

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 …