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On trial: IBISWorld

Until the end of the year, we have trial access to IBISWorld, a powerful business intelligence tool providing industry market research, risk ratings & procurement reports. According to the website, IBISWorld has The broadest collection of Industry Reports in the UK, updated 3 or more times a year True industry analysis, not simply aggregated company financial data Research at …

Five minutes with… Ben Veasey

Name? Ben Veasey Job title? Senior Research Librarian – Research Data Management for Libraries, Research and Learning Resources So, what does that mean? It just means that I am responsible for developing and delivering a research data management service in partnership with our brilliant colleagues in the Digital Research Team and Information Systems (IS). Sounds …

UoN Libraries Christmas opening and changes to borrowing services

The countdown to Christmas in the University of Nottingham Libraries begins! We’ve got news about our extra opening between Christmas and New Year and how we’ve tailored some of our borrowing services to help everyone to get fair access to books over the Christmas Vacation. Christmas opening arrangements The end of the first term falls …

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. …