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Christmas 2019 – Opening times and loans

Everything you need to know about library opening hours and loans and reservations over the Christmas vacation. Christmas opening hours During the Christmas vacation there will be changes to library opening hours. Visit the Library website to check opening times before you visit. All libraries will be closed from 23 – 26 December, 30 December – 1 January and …

Sharing your research data – World Digital Preservation Day 2019

Guest post from Beth Montague-Hellen, Senior Research Librarian (@PhdGeek) Two weeks ago, Libraries celebrated Open Access Week 2019 by running a series of workshops for researchers. One of the events that we ran was a data sharing workshop where we helped researchers to understand where and how they could store and share their digital data …

Library Acccess – introducing a new way to access online resources

We are introducing a new way for students and staff to get quick and easy access to online study and research materials such as journals, databases, ebooks or other websites when working off campus. What is Library Access? Install the Library Access browser extension to receive notifications when you’re visiting websites that contain content the …

24/7 opening starts Monday 4 November

We’re halfway through the autumn term and we’re busy getting ready to open three of our largest libraries 24/7 to support you with your studies. Hallward Library and George Green Library (University Park) will be open 24/7 from Monday 4 November – Friday 13 December Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Jubilee Campus) will be open 24/7 …

Libraries Week 2019: Are you ready for the digital workplace?

Part of our Libraries Week 2019 blog series According to the Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018, only 41% of UK students felt that their course prepared them for the digital workplace. In response to this, students at the University of Nottingham have been given access to the Jisc Digital Discovery Tool to self-assess their digital capabilities …

Meet the Student Academic Skills team

Meet our new Student Academic Skills team in Libraries. Read on to find out a little more about who we are and how we can help you in your studies. Who are we? We are a group of five education specialists, from a range of backgrounds, based on level one of Hallward Library on University Park. …

Welcome to Libraries

Welcome to University of Nottingham Libraries. Whether you’re a new or returning student, here’s some hints and tips to help you make the most of your library services. Your student essentials Not sure where to start? Pop in to any library to pick up a guide to Libraries and IT Services or visit our welcome …

Seven Deadly Research Copyright Myths Busted

Increased open access has confronted academic authors with complex copyright matters that they might have preferred to let lie.  But myths continue to litter researchers’ understanding of copyright.  Tony Simmonds from the Libraries’ Research Support Team straightens out some of these confusions: 1. Copyright in research publications that I write belongs to me. Myth! If …

New web resources supporting researchers undertaking systematic reviews

The Libraries Research Support team have produced new guidance and support for researchers at the University of Nottingham taking on the task of a Systematic Review. The web resources take researchers through the process of ‘Conducting a Search’, one of the key aspects of a Systematic Review.  A systematic review aims to be a comprehensive …

Love Data Week and the new Research Data Management course

Coinciding nicely with Valentine’s Day yesterday, this week is Love Data Week which you can follow on twitter with the hashtag #LoveData19. Love Data Week encourages researchers to think about how they look after their data, and whether they’re treating it right. Data is for life (or the 10 years your funder requires that you …