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Libraries Week. My Time. My Space. My Library part 2 – Leisure Reading

Libraries Week this year (8-13 October) focuses on wellbeing, an acknowledgement of the difference that libraries can make to peoples’ lives; from fostering a sense of community to providing a space for study or escapism. This is our second blog to celebrate Libraries Week, to read our first please click here.  Bibliotherapy is a growing …

British Colonial Office statistics from British Online Archives

We now have access to the following collections available via British Online Archives: Colonial Africa in official statistics, 1821-1953 African Blue Books, 1821-1953 These statistics cover the history of thirteen colonies across Africa. Most colonial statistics cover that colony’s funds, its population and the names of its officers. Details of which countries each colony was …

Sage Research Methods

We’re delighted to bring you access to Sage Research Methods, a database dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas.  SAGE Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Read on to find out more, book a training session or join a …

The Student online reading list experience gets better

On 6th September we made improvements to the student online reading list experience by upgrading to a better designed interface and easier to use functionality. Student users of reading lists will experience a new interface that is: Mobile responsive and easy to access either via Moodle or directly via the reading list system A much …

Full text access to: Archives of Sexuality & Gender – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I 

Full text access is now available to Archives of Sexuality & Gender LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I This archive presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and …

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Times of India (1838-2008)

We now have full text access to The Times of India (1838-2008), providing first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper. Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India illuminates key …

Digimap Collection – additional content!

Digimap is an online map and data delivery service. Digimap primarily comprises two applications, one for creating maps online, the other for downloading data which enables further analysis and investigation in other packages. Our Digimap access has expanded for the coming year. In addition to the Ordnance Survey, Historic and Geology collections, we now have …

NUsearch August upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 6 August. There are three main changes in this upgrade; the addition of interactive elements via an ‘Explore’ option, more search shortcuts and new resource types to help you broaden and refine your searches, respectively, and the addition of 20 new …

Farewell eLibrary Gateway you served us well, the future is NUsearch

We are decommissioning the eLibrary Gateway on all University of Nottingham campuses on 6 August 2018. We are no longer able to support this old system and NUsearch has replaced all of the functionality and more… Links to the ‘Find Databases’ option within NUsearch is available at the top menu of the NUsearch homepage or …

NUsearch new filter option for searching by book chapter

We have introduced a new filter to NUsearch that enables you to locate information from within our online library collections at a book chapter level. This is great news if you would like to uncover more content that may be hidden within a whole edition of a book or within collected works. It is also helpful …