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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 …

Use your voice in Libraries for University Mental Health Day on 7 March

This Thursday, 7th March, is University Mental Health Day and the theme is ‘Use Your Voice’. Libraries are really pleased to be a part of the huge range of events and activities taking place across all University of Nottingham Campuses, a full list of events is available here.  A Library pop up stall will be in the Portland Building …

NUsearch November upgrade – it’s all about choice

The library discovery tool NUsearch has undergone some recent enhancements to improve the Explore features and the appearance of some of our screens. In this blog, we’ve highlighted the changes you’ll see and shared ways that NUsearch can help you to make resource choices. Explore books using the related reading panel We’ve renamed the option that …

NUsearch August upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 6 August. There are three main changes in this upgrade; the addition of interactive elements via an ‘Explore’ option, more search shortcuts and new resource types to help you broaden and refine your searches, respectively, and the addition of 20 new …

NUsearch May upgrade

The latest upgrade of NUsearch, our online library discovery tool will be available from Monday 14 May. There are two main changes in this upgrade; Manuscripts and Archives join the collections now available through NUsearch, and Browzine is available as a link for online journals and articles.  What’s new University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Archives collections are now …

Opening up the University of Nottingham archives

In May 2018, NUsearch will offer a newly integrated discovery route to all of our library, manuscripts and archives collections. Presenting a fuller picture of our extensive and unique collections for students, researchers and staff. Manuscripts and Special Collections is responsible for approximately 3 million documents, which are available for everyone to consult in the …

The new Leisure Reading Collection at Greenfield Medical Library

We have a new leisure reading collection in the Greenfield Medical Library. Libraries, Research and Learning Services (LRLR) have created this new collection  to support student well-being and broaden student horizons. Drawing on the ideas behind Bibliotherapy , the concept that reading can be an effective way to relieve stress, this new pilot collection aims to support …

Happy NOOC Year – Three ways to get ahead with your studies

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone from UoN libraries. As we move into 2016 bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, refreshed and ready for revision, it seems like an ideal time to remind everyone about our NOOCs (Nottingham Open Online Courses) available via Moodle. The NOOCs have exercises and materials to help you make the most of …