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On trial: Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War

We are pleased to announce trial access to the Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War. Sourced from the National Archives, this resource enables new research into intelligence, foreign policy, international relations, and military history from four key 20th-century conflicts  – the Spanish Civil War, World War II, the early years of the Cold War, …

New Altmetric 1-year trial

We’re pleased to announce the University of Nottingham now has access to Altmetric Explorer for Institutions web platform on a 1-year trial. Altmetric Explorer can be used to track the ‘attention’ of outputs published by University of Nottingham researchers. Using information from the University of Nottingham Research Repository, Altmetric Explorer monitors the global attention of our research …

10 services from Libraries you may not know about

What are Interlibrary Loans? Can I get a book posted to me if I don’t live in Nottingham? How do I access material that is held in the Central Store?  Here are ten things you might not know about the services we offer in your libraries. 1. Bookable study spaces We have a wide range …

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 …