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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 …

NUsearch upgrade: improved navigation and saved search alerts

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. The new features will be released on Monday 2 August. Improved display of results  You can now specify whether to display 10, 25, or 50 results per page.   There is the option to display the next/previous set of results by …

NUsearch upgrade: improved filters, changes to Yewno and more

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. Clearer filters for finding physical resources There are now two key filters available for finding physical resources in our libraries: Physical resources – This will narrow your results to all physical titles held in our libraries Currently available …

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 …

Discover our collections: LGBTQ+

Information and materials related to LGBTQ+ topics can be found in a wide range of sources, including those which may not directly have an LGBTQ+ focus. This blog offers an introduction to just some of the many related resources that can be found in our collections, including our LGBTQ+ reading list. Books and journals Staff, …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Introduction to online resources

In the coming year, you may be spending more time at home and in your own spaces. Our library teams are working hard to ensure that you have access to a range of fantastic online resources – accessible on and off campus – to support you during this time. Each week until the end of …

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 …