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Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. From the first book printed in English through to the ages of Spenser, Shakespeare and of the English Civil War, EEBO’s content draws on authoritative and respected …

On trial: Stalin Digital Archive

We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for the Stalin Digital Archive. Joseph Stalin’s life (1878–1953) coincided with the most momentous events of the twentieth century: two world wars, several revolutions in Russia and China, the Cold War, and the dawn of the nuclear age. Stalin was influential in the Chinese revolutions and communist …

Take a break with Libraries

When revising and studying for exams, it’s really important to take regular breaks and look after your wellbeing. Whilst our libraries are open 24/7 during the revision and exam period to help you to study on your schedule, Libraries and the University offer a range of services to help you manage your time with care. …

Study on your schedule – 24-hour opening and study spaces

Welcome back and Happy New Year!  With the exam period beginning on Monday 13 January, we’re here to support you with your studies. Read on for details of our extended library opening hours, additional study spaces, library games zones and more. 24-hour opening Six of our libraries will be open 24-hours from Monday 6 January: …

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 …