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Libraries are changing: A new way to borrow books

In April, University of Nottingham Libraries will be making changes to our library system. This is part of a major project to improve student experience. Some of this is about updating the way we lend books so that it’s more in line with what students tell us they want. It’s all about: Simplifying our processes …

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 …

Find books using the George Green Library Interactive Map

There is now a 3D interactive map of George Green Library that will help you to plan your visit in advance, navigate around the library or perhaps discover something new! The map is available via our Library website as a beta Phase 1 version. It will help as a wayfinder, to find a book or …

Are you Studying Effectively?

Do you have an assignment deadline approaching and need a refresher on making the best use of the library and its resources? Are you struggling to find information? Are you unsure if information you’ve found is good enough to use? Do you need help with referencing? Th University’s Studying Effectively website has a collection of …

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 …

Libraries photo competition: The winners!

In May 2018 we set you the challenge of capturing, in photographic form, something you love about our libraries. Over 150 of you took up the challenge and entered our Libraries photo competition. The judging process was extremely tough. On the plus side, we were inundated with loads of truly wonderful images of our library …

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 …

Finding study space and support during exams

With the Beast from the East now a distant memory, spring bulbs popping up across campuses and (finally!) some sunshine and blue skies, it’s time to start planing for the Summer exam period. In Libraries we know how hard it can be to find a space to study during exam season. We also appreciate it …

Library play it, watch it, pause it – make the most of your study time in libraries

Play it, watch it, pause it. It’s peak library time both in terms of study productivity and numbers of people in the libraries. We’ve introduced some new initiatives into libraries that offer some quiet distraction for those of you who are spending more time with us and perhaps feeling more stressed out than usual. In …

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 …