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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 …

Libraries Week 2019

Monday 7 October marks the start of Libraries Week – an annual nationwide celebration of libraries. The theme for 2019’s celebrations is digital. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing some of our favourite digital resources to support your studying, teaching, research or personal development. Follow @UoNLibraries on Twitter throughout the week for updates Our digital …

Over £11,400 raised to support literacy projects!

Over the summer, we’ve been removing some final copies of low-use books from our libraries and stores in order to improve access to more relevant texts. We’ve worked with our academic community to make decisions about which titles to discard. In this blog post, we want to tell you a bit more about what happens …