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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 …

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 …

On trial: Medicines Complete

We are pleased to announce the start of a trial with Medicines Complete. We already subscribe to several of their publications, but for a limited time the following resources will also be accessible: Palliative Care Formulary Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poison AHFS Drug Information Handbook on Injectable Drugs Herbal Medicines Orange Guide Dale and …

Library Acccess – introducing a new way to access online resources

We are introducing a new way for students and staff to get quick and easy access to online study and research materials such as journals, databases, ebooks or other websites when working off campus. What is Library Access? Install the Library Access browser extension to receive notifications when you’re visiting websites that contain content the …

On trial: Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to Proquest Periodicals Archive Collection 8 This is a  major archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the searchable full text of hundreds of titles. The database spans more than two …

On trial: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution and Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797 from British Online Archives

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 resources from the British Online Archives Collections: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797   American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution This is a vital …

Libraries Week 2019: 12 of our favourite digital resources

Part of our Libraries Week 2019 blog series Today we’re continuing our celebration of Libraries Week by sharing twelve of our favourite digital resources and collections at the University of Nottingham. 1. Over 300,000 ebooks Did you know our digital collections include over 300,000 ebooks and we’re adding to these every day? Most recently, we’ve …