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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 …

On trial: Church Missionary Society Periodicals and Archive

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Church Missionary Society Periodicals and Church Missionary Society Archive. Church Missionary Society (CMS) Periodicals covers items from 19th to 21st century from the CMS, Church of England Zenana Missionary Society, and the South American Missionary Society. CMS Archive is for use by scholars of missiology and global …

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 …

On trial: Elgaronline

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Elgaronline, the online content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing. As well as access to their journal and books collections, the platform includes access to research monographs in Law, Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences. In addition to leading handbooks in the Social Sciences, Elgaronline contains reference works …

On trial: Cold War Eastern Europe

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Cold War Eastern Europe. Ranging from 1953 – 1982, Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to over 16,000 files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for reporting on the Soviet Union and the socialist states of Eastern Europe. Sourced from the National Archives …

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 …

On trial: The Philosopher

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the journal, The Philosopher (Exact Editions). The Philosopher is the longest-running public philosophy journal in the UK. Founded in 1923, it is the official journal of the Philosophical Society of England (PSE), a charitable organization founded ten years earlier than the journal in 1913, and still running …

On trial: collections from Adam Matthew

We are pleased to bring you trial access to the Defining Gender and Mass Observation Online collections from Adam Matthew. Defining Gender The Defining Gender collection explores the study and analysis of gender, leisure and consumer culture. It includes primary source material from British archives and is of interest to users studying history, literature, sociology, …

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, …

On trial: Project Syndicate

We are pleased to bring you trial access to Project Syndicate. This provides access to thousands of expert commentaries on current affairs, written by leading states people, economists, policymakers, and other global leaders. Access includes more than 100 monthly commentaries, podcasts, videos, virtual events, magazines, and an archive of over 14,000 commentaries in up to …