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On trial: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

Our latest trial is to Nineteenth Century Collections Online: European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection. This Collection includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles sourced from the library of Victor Amadeus, whose Castle Corvey collection was one of the most spectacular discoveries of the late 1970s. European Literature, 1790-1840: The …

NUsearch November upgrade

The new upgrade release for NUsearch, the online library discovery tool, will be available from 20 November. Building on the success of our major upgrade in June, we continue to provide new features, improved and enhanced functionality, quicker searching options and better support. NUsearch upgrades will continue to roll out on an on-going regular basis. …

On trial: Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)

Our latest trial is Emerging Markets Information (EMIS).  In order to gain access you need to click the ‘Client Login’ button at the top right of the screen. EMIS provides key information on emerging market companies and industry sectors. The database contains information on over 2 million listed and private companies in over 125 countries. …

What would you want from a new Jubilee Library?

A new Library space to replace our two existing libraries has been proposed as part of developments at Jubilee Campus. We want to ensure that any new library meets the needs of the people who will be using it – our students and staff. So, we’ve come up with a very short survey to find out …

On trial: China core newspapers full-text database and AcademicFocus translated journals database

We have trial access to Chinese newspapers and academic journals, writes LRLR Senior Library Advisor Zhenxing Liu. China core newspapers database is the 1st established newspaper full-text database in China. It collects 623 of China’s most influential and popular newspapers, including the 10 most important newspaper systems. The database extends from the year 2000 onwards, with …

On trial: British Online Archives

Our latest trial is British Online Archives. This is an online platform providing students and academics access to primary source material from archives held within both private collections and institutions across Britain. The growing collections include: War diaries from World War 1; Military Intelligence files from the Cold War and World War Two; documents from …

On trial: UN Comtrade

We currently have a trial set up to Premium access for UN Comtrade, a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It gives you instant access to more than 3.3 billion records on merchandise trade from over 200 reporting countries or areas covering 54 years of data and more than 6000 different products. …

New students, tell us what you think

If you joined the University this September as a new undergraduate or postgraduate student, and you haven’t studied here before, we want to hear from you… You’ve arrived at uni (welcome!) and settled in. You’ve sorted your finances, got your timetable and started meeting people. So far, so good. We want to know whether you …

24/7 Library Opening 2017-2018

We are pleased to announce the 24/7 library opening times for our big six libraries 2017-18. Greenfield Medical and Hallward Libraries will open in November on 6 and 13 respectively. The other four libraries, Business, Djanogly LRC, George Green and James-Cameron Gifford will commence 24/7 opening in January for revision and exam coverage.   24/7 coverage Our …

10th International Open Access Week

Celebrating Open Access! It’s the 10th International Open Access Week on 23-29 October 2017! This year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what tangible benefits can be achieved by making scholarly outputs openly available. “Open in order to…” is intended as a prompt to go beyond talking about openness and focus instead …