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Libraries are changing: A new way to borrow books

In April, University of Nottingham Libraries will be making changes to our library system. This is part of a major project to improve student experience. Some of this is about updating the way we lend books so that it’s more in line with what students tell us they want. It’s all about: Simplifying our processes …

Duke of York opens George Green Library

The University of Nottingham welcomed royalty to its University Park campus on 15 March as HRH The Duke of York hosted an entrepreneurial boot camp and formally opened one of its landmark developments, our very own George Green Library. Prince Andrew formally opened the redeveloped George Green Library (GGL), and spoke highly of the new building to …

A little corner of China in GGL

From 16-24 January, in a quiet corner of George Green Library on A floor, Chinese brush artist Jiang (Jack) Hongsheng is offering students and staff the opportunity to take a break from work and exams. With Jack’s demonstration and encouragement, you can learn how to paint some of China’s most iconic flora, from plum blossom …

Considerate Constructors in George Green

The paint in the new George Green Library extension has barely had time to dry, but the library has already been winning plaudits for the cooperation between contractors and library staff. In our most recent meeting with building constructors, Galliford Try, we learnt of the Considerate Constructors certificate awarded to the team on 4 June 2015. …

Five reasons why Floor F in the new George Green Library is ‘postgrad heaven’

Yes, you read that right. The postgraduate study room on Floor F of the new George Green Library has recently been described by one student as ‘heaven’ for postgrads. So, why is this new study area so good? Why should you study there? 1) It is swipe card access only If you are a postgraduate …