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10 services from Libraries you may not know about

What are Interlibrary Loans? Can I get a book posted to me if I don’t live in Nottingham? How do I access material that is held in the Central Store?  Here are ten things you might not know about the services we offer in your libraries. 1. Bookable study spaces We have a wide range …

NUsearch upgrade: easier reporting of e-resource access issues

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. New feedback tool to report issues with accessing e-resources In the latest NUsearch upgrade we have introduced a new feedback tool which you can use to let us know when an Available online link is not working for …

You Said, We Did – how we’ve responded to your feedback

We love feedback at University of Nottingham Libraries. We love hearing what you love about our services and spaces also how we might be able to make changes to better support you during your time at Nottingham. We regularly make changes based on feedback received through surveys, emails, social media, whiteboards in libraries, conversations with …

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From classmarks to oversize: your guide to common library terms

Using the library for the first time can be a daunting experience, especially when you come across terms such as classmark, Interlibrary Loan, Issue and MFD. Read on for our guide to what some of the most used terms in our libraries really mean. Don’t forget if you have any questions about using our libraries, …

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Looking for study space? 

Whatever your needs, our libraries have a place for you.  From silent study rooms to spaces for working with friends, there’s something for everyone across our libraries and Study here spaces.  If you have questions, ask any member of Library staff or contact us by Live Chat, email or phone.  Booking study space  Our libraries …

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Eight reasons to love your libraries

This Valentine’s Day we wanted to share just a few of the reasons to love your university libraries. From our help and support services to our eight libraries and extensive print and online collections. 1. Here to help We love our books and buildings, but did you know that we also offer a wide range …

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January assessments – support from Libraries

Libraries are here to help you prepare for your assessments.  Not sure where to start? Read on for more information about how we can help, top tips for studying effectively and links to some useful resources from across the university.   1. Get support for your studies  Libraries offer a range of services to support students with their academic learning, including our helpline, useful online resources and weekly webinars.   – If …

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Top tips on preparing for your assessments 

Do you have an assessment coming up? In this blog, we share some of our top tips for getting organised, when and where to study, study strategies, and where to find support online.   Getting organised Planning helps you to get more out of your studies. Organise your study periods to break revision down into small chunks that …

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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 …

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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 …

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