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NUsearch upgrade – June 2020

The University’s online library discovery tool, NUsearch has been upgraded today with new functionality and a redesigned interface.  NUsearch has a new look NUsearch’s new look has been informed by feedback from staff and students and should provide an improved search experience. Read on for more details of the changes. Simplifying the menu In the …

On trial: CABI Global Health

We are pleased to announce a trial of CABI Global Health. We already have access to the archive of this resource and this trial gives us access to more up to date content, which is of particular relevance at this time. CABI Global Health provides a resource for the study, research and practice of regional, …

Updates to NUsearch – May 2020

We have updated our online library discovery tool, NUsearch to make it easier to find and access online resources.  With most of us working off-campus at the minute, we want to make it as easy as possible for staff, students and researchers to search for, and access, our online resources. Full details of the upgrade and …

Kafkas Werke

The Franz Kafka resource Kafkas Werke has moved to the ProQuest platform. Franz Kafka was a German writer who became a well–regarded figure in 20th century literature. His novels and short stories featured surreal and strange elements, exploring themes of guilt, alienation and existential angst. Kafka was not very well known until after his death in 1924, when his friend and literary executor Max Brod …

On trial: ProQuest One Literature

We are pleased to announce trial access for ProQuest One Literature. This database gathers the largest literature collection which includes multi-media resources with a focus on diversity. The resource acts as a single destination for research, learning and teaching with millions of sources. Highlights include: Access to more than 3 million literary criticism citations, dissertations, …

On trial: Alexander Street Black Studies 

We are pleased to announce a month’s trial for Alexander Street Black Studies. These interdisciplinary resources feature rare and unique materials that survey the black experience throughout history, culture, literature, arts, drama and more. Researchers will find essential contributions from black writers, historians, filmmakers, and cultural figures representing many different backgrounds and contexts.   There are 300,000 pages …

Temporary additional online resources

In addition to the vast range of online resources that we already provide access to via NUsearch, some publishers have offered extended or additional access to their content. We have been updating this blog post as more online resources became available. End dates for this temporary access vary and now that we are in July …

On trial: Making of the Modern World

We are pleased to announce a trial of The Making of the Modern World This resource covers The Goldsmiths’-Kress Collection 1450-1850 and supports research across various disciplines by looking at trade and wealth and how they contributed to the development of the modern Western world. It gives access to primary sources and rare books, some …

On trial: Women’s Studies Archive

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide annual event which celebrates women’s achievements, raises awareness against bias and encourages everyone to take action for equality. To mark IWD on 8 March, we’re pleased to bring you trial access to the Women’s Studies Archive from Gale Cengage. This primary source archive traces the path of women’s …

On trial: Political Extremism and Radicalism

We are pleased to announce a trial for Political Extremism and Radicalism from Gale Cengage. The archival collections cover a wide range of fringe political movements. It focuses on political extremism and radical thought, with material from groups in the far right and radical left. The collections cover the period from the 1900s to 2010s …