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Disability History Month – discover our library services

In recognition of Disability History Month, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the library services that are available for disabled students and those with a long-term health condition or Specific Learning Difference, for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia or ADHD. We offer a number of dedicated services to ensure our facilities and resources …

On Trial: Empire Online

We are pleased to bring you access to Empire Online from Adam Matthew. This resource brings together manuscripts, printed and visual primary sources for the study of “Empire”. It covers five centuries of material, and includes scholarly essays, maps, and interactive chronology Discover key dates and events in history, or browse the image gallery to discover …

NUsearch upgrade: search across all our Digital Gallery collections

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. Digital Gallery – search across all collections We’ve added a search box to the Manuscripts and Special Collections Digital Gallery to allow you to search for items across all our digital collections and their sub-collection Here is an …

On trial: SAGE Research Methods: Medicine and Health Video Collection

We are pleased to bring you trial access to SAGE Research Methods: Medicine and Health Video Collection The collection covers primary clinical and epidemiological research, both interventional and observational, as well as systematic review and meta-analysis. Examples of studies are drawn from across all major medical specialties, as well as public health, nursing, dentistry, health …

Discover our collections: Open Access Books

Academic monographs continue to play an important role in the humanities and social sciences. For International Open Access Week 2021, we’re taking a look at publishing monographs open access.  UK Research and Innovation recently announced a new Open Access policy. This includes a new requirement for monographs, book chapters and edited collections published from 1 January …

Discover our collections: Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK, an event that has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years. To borrow this year’s Black History Month theme, the Library is ‘proud to be’ working towards improving the diversity of our collections to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for our academic community. This blog offers an introduction to just some of the related resources that …

What’s new in libraries?

Your guide to what to expect from University of Nottingham Libraries during the 2021/22 academic year, including details of some changes from last year. Here’s everything you need to know to get library ready this autumn term. Updated 11 October 2021 Visiting our libraries Whether you’re a new or returning student, our Library staff are …

On trial: Church Missionary Society Periodicals and Archive

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Church Missionary Society Periodicals and Church Missionary Society Archive. Church Missionary Society (CMS) Periodicals covers items from 19th to 21st century from the CMS, Church of England Zenana Missionary Society, and the South American Missionary Society. CMS Archive is for use by scholars of missiology and global …

Discover our collections: Read all about it!

Did you know that there are more than 30 newspaper archives from around the world dating back to the 17th century amongst our collections? This blog post introduces you to some of the archives available while a complete list is available in NUsearch. Why would you use newspaper archives? Explore history through digitized primary sources …

Your library facilities over the summer

Whether you’re still studying over the summer or not, our library resources and support are still available to you. Our eight libraries are open for pre-booked study space, browsing, borrowing and printing. You can book up to six hours a day to spend in our individual bookable spaces. You can also use the drop-in individual spaces and bookable socially distanced group …