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Support for assignments – preparing and researching

Do you have an assignment coming up? Libraries have got you covered every step of the way. In this blog post we’ll discuss how libraries provide support for your studies as you prepare and research for your assignments. Visit our help and support website for our contact details, and our events and training calendar to …

Six tips for confidence in presentations

Have you got an assessed presentation coming up? Presentations are a great opportunity to show your own work, demonstrate your understanding of theories or research, and a chance to step away from essays and worksheets for a while. Matilda from our Academic Skills team shares six tips to help you feel confident as you prepare …

Searching for reading lists – planned improvements

We know that the list of search results when looking for a reading list can sometimes be confusing. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you need. Usage data tells us that the majority of students and staff are only looking for the latest year’s list. University of …

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 …

January assessments – support from Libraries

Libraries are here to help you prepare for your assessments.  Not sure where to start? Read on for more information about how we can help, top tips for studying effectively and links to some useful resources from across the university.   1. Get support for your studies  Libraries offer a range of services to support students with their academic learning, including our helpline, useful online resources and weekly webinars.   – If …

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 …