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Christmas 2019 – Opening times and loans

Everything you need to know about library opening hours and loans and reservations over the Christmas vacation. Christmas opening hours During the Christmas vacation there will be changes to library opening hours. Visit the Library website to check opening times before you visit. All libraries will be closed from 23 – 26 December, 30 December – 1 January and …

Preserving your digital content – World Digital Preservation Day 2019

Today we’re celebrating World Digital Preservation Day 2019, an annual event which celebrates the preservation of ‘at risk’ digital collections. Have you thought about whether you will be able to continue to access the memories you create today? Do you back up your photos and videos or do you rely on cloud service providers to …

Sharing your research data – World Digital Preservation Day 2019

Guest post from Beth Montague-Hellen, Senior Research Librarian (@PhdGeek) Two weeks ago, Libraries celebrated Open Access Week 2019 by running a series of workshops for researchers. One of the events that we ran was a data sharing workshop where we helped researchers to understand where and how they could store and share their digital data …

On trial: Digital National Security Archive

Digital National Security Archive, a comprehensive collection of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Collections cover the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post-World War II through the 21st century. The trial runs until 30/11/2019 Do let us know what you think. Please send your …

Black History Month – your suggestions

Throughout October, students and staff have been sharing their Black History Month recommended reads with us through suggestion boxes in libraries, the Library website and Twitter. Thank you to everyone who submitted a suggestion. We received 76 suggestions including classics, contemporary fiction, memoirs, essays and academic texts. The most popular titles were Half of a …

On trial: National Theatre Collection

University of Nottingham Libraries are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access for staff and students to the National Theatre Collection part of the Drama Online Collection. National Theatre Collection Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality archive recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection launched …

On trial: Medicines Complete

We are pleased to announce the start of a trial with Medicines Complete. We already subscribe to several of their publications, but for a limited time the following resources will also be accessible: Palliative Care Formulary Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poison AHFS Drug Information Handbook on Injectable Drugs Herbal Medicines Orange Guide Dale and …

Library Acccess – introducing a new way to access online resources

We are introducing a new way for students and staff to get quick and easy access to online study and research materials such as journals, databases, ebooks or other websites when working off campus. What is Library Access? Install the Library Access browser extension to receive notifications when you’re visiting websites that contain content the …

24/7 opening starts Monday 4 November

We’re halfway through the autumn term and we’re busy getting ready to open three of our largest libraries 24/7 to support you with your studies. Hallward Library and George Green Library (University Park) will be open 24/7 from Monday 4 November – Friday 13 December Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Jubilee Campus) will be open 24/7 …

On trial: Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8 This is a  major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two …