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On trial: Confidential Print: Middle East 1839-1969

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Confidential Print: Middle East 1839-1969. This collection is sourced from The National Archives, Kew, and contains material that was issued by the British Government between 1820 and 1970. Within the collection are letters, telegrams, comprehensive dispatches, and texts of treaties. It covers the countries of the Levant, …

Top tips on preparing for your assessments 

Do you have an assessment coming up? In this blog, we share some of our top tips for getting organised, when and where to study, study strategies, and where to find support online.   Getting organised Planning helps you to get more out of your studies. Organise your study periods to break revision down into small chunks that …

On Trial: UNWTO eLibrary

We are pleased to bring you trial access to UNWTO eLibrary. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) eLibrary has coverage of a broad range of tourism and related areas. Important themes include ecotourism, sustainable development, tourism statistics, innovation and new technologies in tourism. Material comes in the format of books, journals and statistical reports by country …

Top tips for getting the most from our library study space

Are you looking for study space to work on upcoming assessments? We’ve put together some top tips to help you to make the best use of our library study space. From finding study space in libraries and other spaces to looking after your wellbeing whilst studying. Drop-in or book in advance Our libraries offer a …

Evolving Open Access policy developments in the UK – a podcast with Julie Baldwin

For the final blogpost in our International Open Access week series, we are proud to showcase one of University of Nottingham Libraries Open Access advocates – Research Librarian, Julie Baldwin (Julie Baldwin (0000-0003-4643-9708) (orcid.org)). Julie is interviewed on the University of Derby’s RLT Open Knowledge podcast today, discussing recent developments in open access policy in …

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 …

Gale – 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. Gale have kindly opened up additional historical newspaper titles. These are free to access until 15 May 2021. British Library Newspapers IV & V …

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, …

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 …

New interface to SciFinder now available

A new interface to make it easier and faster to search SciFinder is now available.  With SciFinder-n it’s now possible to search across reactions, substances and references all in one go, use familiar searching techniques like Boolean or truncation, combine keyword/topic searches with structure searches, use improved filters and conduct citation mapping. In addition, it includes …