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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 […]

Conde-Nast Research Library

April 17, 2013


Something a little light hearted today – this image was shared online today by the Conde-Nast research library. If you were to create a library , what would you have in it?

Boots Library Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

November 28, 2012


For the first time, the Boots Library will be open between the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.  There will be a limited service, but you will still be able to come in and work on the following times and dates: Date Time Saturday, 22nd Dec 10.00 – 5.00 Sunday, 23rd Dec 10.00 – 5.00 […]

Student Training Events for November 2011

October 17, 2011


Hi Apologies for the lack of postings recently, both Ian and Rachel have been busy seeing new students for induction sessions, and updating 2nd years and 3rd years.  In addition to the sessions that we do through the various programmes we work with, the library also runs a number of training events that any student […]

RSS Feeds – Let the Web Come to You

April 8, 2011


– What is this? You might have noticed images like that above dotted around on web pages – just what does it mean?    It indicates that you can set up an RSS feed to receive new stories from a blog and these come to you, rather than you having to go and check the website on […]

History of Nottingham’s High Street

March 15, 2011


Nottingham Central Library will be hosting a talk by English Heritage historian Elain Harwood on the history of Nottingham’s High Street, from the late 19th Century to the present.  This will take place on Wednesday 23 March, 2pm-4pm.  The event is free. For further information contact: Local Studies Library Tel: 0115 915 2873 Email:

Welcome to Our New Blog

January 31, 2011


To help keep you up to date with news and developments in the library, and also to pass on information about things you might find interesting, we’ve started a blog. This is your blog.  Please feel free to comment, ask questions, and contact us.  We hope you find it informative, and maybe even a little […]