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On trial: collections from Adam Matthew

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the Defining Gender and Mass Observation Online collections from Adam Matthew. Defining Gender The Defining Gender collection explores the study and analysis of gender, leisure and consumer culture. It includes primary source material from British archives and is of interest to users studying history, literature, sociology, …

Discover our collections: LGBTQ+

Information and materials related to LGBTQ+ topics can be found in a wide range of sources, including those which may not directly have an LGBTQ+ focus. This blog offers an introduction to just some of the many related resources that can be found in our collections, including our LGBTQ+ reading list. Books and journals Staff, …

On trial: Project Syndicate

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Project Syndicate. This provides access to thousands of expert commentaries on current affairs, written by leading states people, economists, policymakers, and other global leaders. Access includes more than 100 monthly commentaries, podcasts, videos, virtual events, magazines, and an archive of over 14,000 commentaries in up to …

NUsearch upgrade: Yewno widget and saved searches

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch.  Introducing the Yewno Discover widget  In May 2020, University of Nottingham Libraries began running a trial of the next-generation search tool Yewno Discover. Designed to help users explore and discover connections between concepts, Yewno uses artificial intelligence to map and visualise links between topics across all academic fields, drawing upon ideas from millions of scholarly articles, …

On trial: British Online Archives

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the British Online Archives (BOA) database. The BOA is a huge collection of primary source documents for students and researchers in the humanities and social sciences. The database hosts over 4 million records from both public and private archives, covering 1,000 years of history. The Collections …

Proquest – temporary additional online resources

In addition to the vast range of online resources that we already provide access to via NUsearch, during the first lockdown some publishers offered extended or additional access to their content. Proquest have kindly opened up additional primary source material. Resources include some of the largest periodical, newspaper and government documents collections available and are …

On trial: Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text. The trial provides access to an extensive collection of rare, primary source periodicals from the Early Romantic to the Modern period. This is a unique collection which is not available anywhere else online, with over 1 million, full …

Nine top tips for the winter break

Our nine top tips for making the most of our online library resources over the winter break and to start preparing for January. 1. Browse our online resources Our collections contain thousands of online resources including ebooks, ejournals and even leisure reading titles.   When searching on NUsearch you can filter to ‘Available online’ to narrow your search to just items that are …

Try the experimental discovery tool Yewno

University of Nottingham Libraries are trialling an experimental resource discovery tool Yewno. Read on to find out more about how to access it and get help using it in your research.   Helping you find the resources you need is a core part of Libraries’ mission. We already provide NUsearch as a one-stop-shop for searching our collections and accessing online resources. But do you ever wish it did more to help you understand topics or explore connections between them? Or …

Discover the School of Geography Map Collection on NUsearch

Are you a student or staff member or somebody who just loves maps?   Maps in the School of Geography’s extensive collection are now searchable via the University’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. About the collection The School of Geography map collection is the main cartographic holding within the University and one of the largest in the East Midlands, comprising over 85,000 paper …