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British Library releases 1 million images on Flickr

December 16, 2013


The British Library has released 1 million images to Flickr Commons, that can be reused, remixed and repurposed by anybody.  Most of the images are taken from 17th, 18th and 19th Century books, which cover a wide range of different subjects. There’s more about this on the British Library’s blog, and the images themselves are […]

Staff Training Sessions on Resource Lists

May 28, 2012


Over the next couple of months we’re offering some training sessions for staff on the Resource List Management Software (RLMS)  prior to the next academic year. Your interactive RLMS lists will provide live links to Library OneSearch and a real time view of book availability, making it straightforward for your students to keep up with core […]

New Trend Union Books Have Arrived

April 27, 2012


For those of you interested in trend prediction and forecasting, we’ve now received the Summer 2013 and Winter 2013/14  general trend books. As always, these can be found by the desk in the Short Loan area on the ground floor.

Fancy winning a Kindle?

November 21, 2011


Win an Amazon Kindle Tell us what you think of the library service at NTU. Libraries & Learning Resources would like to invite you to complete a customer survey to tell us what you think of our services, so we can assess and improve them. It should only take about ten minutes to complete. All […]

Organising Your Reading Lists for 2011/12

July 26, 2011


Many module leaders and academics are working on updating their module documents and NOW learning rooms for the 2011/12 academic year.  Each learning room in NOW should have an interactive reading list available for students which has been designed using our Resource List Management System.  By putting your lists into this, it not only ensures […]

British Library eBook App

June 10, 2011


Got an Ipad? Interested in historical book design?  The British Library has created an app that provides full text access to titles from their 19th century book collection. It includes classic novels, works of philosophy, history and science. Browse a thousand scanned original editions free for a limited period

Possible Inter Library Loan Delays

March 16, 2011


Our Document Supply team has informed us that sections of the British Library Document Supply Centre at Boston Spa are out of bounds as they’ve found asbestos in the building.  While that’s being sorted the books and journals located in those areas are unfortunately out of bounds.  We are trying to locate materials from other […]