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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 …

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 …

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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Open Research – nearly 4 million downloads of UoN research outputs

Explore the principles and impact of Open Research with the latest blog from the Libraries Research Support team. Did you know there have been nearly 4 million downloads of University of Nottingham research outputs from Repository@Nottingham, Nottingham e-Theses and the Research Data Repository? This means that researchers and the general public have been able to access journal articles, …

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What’s new in libraries?

Your guide to what to expect from University of Nottingham Libraries during the 2021/22 academic year, including details of some changes from last year. Here’s everything you need to know to get library ready this autumn term. Updated 11 October 2021 Visiting our libraries Whether you’re a new or returning student, our Library staff are …

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Seven things you need to know about the new UKRI open access policy

As part of advancing culture change around publication, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new open access policy following consultation with various stakeholders, including research organisations, publishers, learned societies, librarians and individual researchers. Most publications that are required to acknowledge UKRI funding are in scope of the new policy. Tony Simmonds, Senior Research …

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NUsearch upgrade: improved navigation and saved search alerts

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. The new features will be released on Monday 2 August. Improved display of results  You can now specify whether to display 10, 25, or 50 results per page.   There is the option to display the next/previous set of results by …

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