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Support for assignments – preparing and researching

Do you have an assignment coming up? Libraries have got you covered every step of the way. In this blog post we’ll discuss how libraries provide support for your studies as you prepare and research for your assignments. Visit our help and support website for our contact details, and our events and training calendar to …

NUsearch upgrade: improvements to saving items to favourites and reporting issues

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. Changes to feedback tool to report e-resource access issues When you report a broken link using our feedback tool you will now need to provide your email and a short description of the problem. This was previously optional, …

NUsearch upgrade: easier reporting of e-resource access issues

Find out about the new features in the latest upgrade to the university’s library discovery tool, NUsearch. New feedback tool to report issues with accessing e-resources In the latest NUsearch upgrade we have introduced a new feedback tool which you can use to let us know when an Available online link is not working for …

You Said, We Did – how we’ve responded to your feedback

We love feedback at University of Nottingham Libraries. We love hearing what you love about our services and spaces also how we might be able to make changes to better support you during your time at Nottingham. We regularly make changes based on feedback received through surveys, emails, social media, whiteboards in libraries, conversations with …

From classmarks to oversize: your guide to common library terms

Using the library for the first time can be a daunting experience, especially when you come across terms such as classmark, Interlibrary Loan, Issue and MFD. Read on for our guide to what some of the most used terms in our libraries really mean. Don’t forget if you have any questions about using our libraries, …

January assessments – support from Libraries

Libraries are here to help you prepare for your assessments.  Not sure where to start? Read on for more information about how we can help, top tips for studying effectively and links to some useful resources from across the university.   1. Get support for your studies  Libraries offer a range of services to support students with their academic learning, including our helpline, useful online resources and weekly webinars.   – If …

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 …