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NUsearch upgrade: search across all our Digital Gallery collections

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. Digital Gallery – search across all collections We’ve added a search box to the Manuscripts and Special Collections Digital Gallery to allow you to search for items across all our digital collections and their sub-collection Here is an …

Discover our collections: Open Access Books

Academic monographs continue to play an important role in the humanities and social sciences. For International Open Access Week 2021, we’re taking a look at publishing monographs open access.  UK Research and Innovation recently announced a new Open Access policy. This includes a new requirement for monographs, book chapters and edited collections published from 1 January …

Discover our collections: Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK, an event that has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years. To borrow this year’s Black History Month theme, the Library is ‘proud to be’ working towards improving the diversity of our collections to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for our academic community. This blog offers an introduction to just some of the related resources that …

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 …

Discover our collections: Read all about it!

Did you know that there are more than 30 newspaper archives from around the world dating back to the 17th century amongst our collections? This blog post introduces you to some of the archives available while a complete list is available in NUsearch. Why would you use newspaper archives? Explore history through digitized primary sources …

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, …