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Getting started in libraries 2018/19

Welcome to our new students, and to all of our returners it’s lovely to see you again. We’ve had a busy summer getting ready for the start of the 2018/19 academic year. This blog has some helpful tips on getting started, as well as what’s new. Getting started First up  – our Week 1 to Week …

The Student online reading list experience gets better

On 6th September we made improvements to the student online reading list experience by upgrading to a better designed interface and easier to use functionality. Student users of reading lists will experience a new interface that is: Mobile responsive and easy to access either via Moodle or directly via the reading list system A much …

NUsearch August upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 6 August. There are three main changes in this upgrade; the addition of interactive elements via an ‘Explore’ option, more search shortcuts and new resource types to help you broaden and refine your searches, respectively, and the addition of 20 new …

Farewell eLibrary Gateway you served us well, the future is NUsearch

We are decommissioning the eLibrary Gateway on all University of Nottingham campuses on 6 August 2018. We are no longer able to support this old system and NUsearch has replaced all of the functionality and more… Links to the ‘Find Databases’ option within NUsearch is available at the top menu of the NUsearch homepage or …

NUsearch new filter option for searching by book chapter

We have introduced a new filter to NUsearch that enables you to locate information from within our online library collections at a book chapter level. This is great news if you would like to uncover more content that may be hidden within a whole edition of a book or within collected works. It is also helpful …

NUsearch May upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 14 May. There are two main changes in this upgrade; Manuscripts and Archives join the collections now available through NUsearch, and Browzine is available as a link for online journals and articles.  What’s new University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Archives collections are now …

Dive into Africa’s economy using the Africa Development Data Explorer

We’re pleased to bring you trial access to Africa Development Data Explorer (ADDaX) by EastView. This trial will be available until the end of May 2018. ADDaX is the fastest and most accurate resource for reference data from Africa. Data is collated from multiple sources to provide researchers with an unparalleled reference source of all 54 African …

Opening up the University of Nottingham archives

In May 2018, NUsearch will offer a newly integrated discovery route to all of our library, manuscripts and archives collections. Presenting a fuller picture of our extensive and unique collections for students, researchers and staff. Manuscripts and Special Collections is responsible for approximately 3 million documents, which are available for everyone to consult in the …

MyiLibrary ebooks move to Ebook Central platform – 21 March

ProQuest is one of our biggest suppliers of ebooks, covering a wide range subjects and all discoverable through NUsearch. For some time, ProQuest have been rolling out a new ebook platform called Ebook Central  which has enhanced the usability of some of our ebooks, for example Ebrary has already moved into the this new environment. …

NUsearch February upgrade

Our latest upgrade of NUsearch, the online library discovery tool, will be available from Monday 5 February. The previous upgrade in November contained many new features, focusing on eJournal searching and quicker access to full text results. Our theme for this February is the integration of Nottingham ePrints, also known as the Open Access research outputs …