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Libraries in numbers – supporting the university community

Read on to find out more about how Libraries have been supporting the university community with achieving their academic goals. From providing access to online resources and bookable study space to introducing new help channels and online training and study sessions, University of Nottingham Libraries has continued supporting students, staff and researchers throughout the Covid-19 …

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 …

NUsearch upgrade – August 2020

The library discovery tool, NUsearch has been upgraded today with some useful new features. Read on to find out more about the new developments. ‘About the topic’ overview Many NUsearch users start their quest for material with short topic searches, often by looking for keywords to help them dive deeper into a subject. This new …

What to expect in our libraries (updated)

As you may expect, our libraries will look, and work, a little different to usual this year. Read on for details of some of the changes you can expect to see including how to access study space and our services.  Arriving at the library   |  Safety measures   |    Help and support Re-opening libraries Throughout …

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 …

University Mental Health Day in Libraries

Join Libraries for University Mental Health Day this Thursday 5 March. University Mental Health Day is an annual event to raise awareness of mental health in higher education. This year the focus is on random acts of kindness and we’ve got a host of ways for you get involved – from book swaps to sharing …

Study on your schedule – 24-hour opening and study spaces

Welcome back and Happy New Year!  With the exam period beginning on Monday 13 January, we’re here to support you with your studies. Read on for details of our extended library opening hours, additional study spaces, library games zones and more. 24-hour opening Six of our libraries will be open 24-hours from Monday 6 January: …

Christmas 2019 – Opening times and loans

Everything you need to know about library opening hours and loans and reservations over the Christmas vacation. Christmas opening hours During the Christmas vacation there will be changes to library opening hours. Visit the Library website to check opening times before you visit. All libraries will be closed from 23 – 26 December, 30 December – 1 January and …

Welcome to Libraries

Welcome to University of Nottingham Libraries. Whether you’re a new or returning student, here’s some hints and tips to help you make the most of your library services. Your student essentials Not sure where to start? Pop in to any library to pick up a guide to Libraries and IT Services or visit our welcome …

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 …