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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, …

Looking for study space? 

Whatever your needs, our libraries have a place for you.  From silent study rooms to spaces for working with friends, there’s something for everyone across our libraries and Study here spaces.  If you have questions, ask any member of Library staff or contact us by Live Chat, email or phone.  Booking study space  Our libraries …

Eight reasons to love your libraries

This Valentine’s Day we wanted to share just a few of the reasons to love your university libraries. From our help and support services to our eight libraries and extensive print and online collections. 1. Here to help We love our books and buildings, but did you know that we also offer a wide range …

Disability History Month – discover our library services

In recognition of Disability History Month, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the library services that are available for disabled students and those with a long-term health condition or Specific Learning Difference, for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia or ADHD. We offer a number of dedicated services to ensure our facilities and resources …

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 …

Your library facilities over the summer

Whether you’re still studying over the summer or not, our library resources and support are still available to you. Our eight libraries are open for pre-booked study space, browsing, borrowing and printing. You can book up to six hours a day to spend in our individual bookable spaces. You can also use the drop-in individual spaces and bookable socially distanced group …

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 …

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 …