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Disability History Month – discover our library services

In recognition of Disability History Month, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the library services that are available for disabled students and those with a long-term health condition or Specific Learning Difference, for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia or ADHD. We offer a number of dedicated services to ensure our facilities and resources …

On Trial: UNWTO eLibrary

We are pleased to bring you trial access to UNWTO eLibrary. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) eLibrary has coverage of a broad range of tourism and related areas. Important themes include ecotourism, sustainable development, tourism statistics, innovation and new technologies in tourism. Material comes in the format of books, journals and statistical reports by country …

On Trial: Empire Online

We are pleased to bring you access to Empire Online from Adam Matthew. This resource brings together manuscripts, printed and visual primary sources for the study of “Empire”. It covers five centuries of material, and includes scholarly essays, maps, and interactive chronology Discover key dates and events in history, or browse the image gallery to discover …

Top tips for getting the most from our library study space

Are you looking for study space to work on upcoming assessments? We’ve put together some top tips to help you to make the best use of our library study space. From finding study space in libraries and other spaces to looking after your wellbeing whilst studying. Drop-in or book in advance Our libraries offer a …

NUsearch upgrade: search across all our Digital Gallery collections

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. Digital Gallery – search across all collections We’ve added a search box to the Manuscripts and Special Collections Digital Gallery to allow you to search for items across all our digital collections and their sub-collection Here is an …

On trial: SAGE Research Methods: Medicine and Health Video Collection

We are pleased to bring you trial access to SAGE Research Methods: Medicine and Health Video Collection The collection covers primary clinical and epidemiological research, both interventional and observational, as well as systematic review and meta-analysis. Examples of studies are drawn from across all major medical specialties, as well as public health, nursing, dentistry, health …

Evolving Open Access policy developments in the UK – a podcast with Julie Baldwin

For the final blogpost in our International Open Access week series, we are proud to showcase one of University of Nottingham Libraries Open Access advocates – Research Librarian, Julie Baldwin (Julie Baldwin (0000-0003-4643-9708) (orcid.org)). Julie is interviewed on the University of Derby’s RLT Open Knowledge podcast today, discussing recent developments in open access policy in …

Discover our collections: Open Access Books

Academic monographs continue to play an important role in the humanities and social sciences. For International Open Access Week 2021, we’re taking a look at publishing monographs open access.  UK Research and Innovation recently announced a new Open Access policy. This includes a new requirement for monographs, book chapters and edited collections published from 1 January …

Open Monographs – An interview with Dr Anna Willi

In our third International Open Access Week post we are talking to Dr Anna Willi about her experience of publishing an open access monograph. Dr Anna Willi is a Research Fellow in the Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Nottingham. Dr Willi’s current research with the ERC-project LatinNow (grant no. 715626) explores …

Open coding environments: student projects and beyond

In today’s International Open Access Week blog post we are talking to members of our research community about open coding environments and open notebooks in teaching and research practice. Dr James Sharp is an Associate Professor of Soft Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Nottingham. In this blog post, James shares the motivations for …