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National Libraries Day – Saturday 6th February

Saturday 6th February is National Libraries Day. An annual occurrence marked by events across the UK in celebration of the work of libraries. UoN Libraries have a comprehensive collection of resources to support your academic studies (as well as a broad collection of fiction and world literature for your reading pleasure). Nottingham also boasts sixteen public libraries (with many more in …

Summer Reads – The final installment

We’re getting closer to the start of term. The libraries are all nearly ready to go. Of course, you still have time to read a couple of books before the chaos of term starts up again. Here are our final suggestions on summer reads. Tony Simmonds, Senior Librarian (Faculty of Social Sciences), Hallward Library Khartoum …

Summer Reads – The sequel

Following our post a couple of weeks ago, we have a fresh batch of recommended summer reads from library staff. See one that you fancy? Why not take one out? Katie Fraser, Senior Librarian (Faculties of Science and Engineering), George Green Library The girl with all the gifts, by M.R. Carey (PR6105.A744)   “I heard about …

Summer reads

Going away on holiday and need something to read? We asked some of our staff members about their favourite summer reads available in our libraries.     Philip Bellamy, Senior Learning Adviser, George Green Library To Kill a Mockingbird’, by Harper Lee (PS3562.E4) “Some books are called classics, but really aren’t; this one genuinely is.  Written in magical …