Boots Ground Floor is Open!

October 14, 2013

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Originally posted on Improving Your Library:
Come and see the changes to Boots Ground Floor and let us know your thoughts on the refurbishment…. Boots Library main entrance now open Steps up to the reception desk Staff to help you at Boots reception desk Boots library ground floor – aerial view

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Welcome to our new students!

September 23, 2013

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It’s Welcome Week at NTU, and there are lots of things going on for our new students.  As well as some of the social activities that might be going on, there are also lots of familiarisation events and talks happening.  The Library is taking part in these.  This week we’re: Attending Freshers Fair on Thursday […]

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New Online Services for a New Academic Year

September 15, 2013

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In addition to all the building work in the Boots Library, we’ve also been busy behind the scenes organising the research resources that we have available for staff and students to use.  As part of this we’ve some new items that you can access online. a-n: The Artists Information Company provides news, analysis, features and up-to-date […]

Academic Citation “Cartels”?

August 29, 2013

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Interesting article in The Atlantic about how academics and students in Brazil decided to artificially boost journal impact factors by citing each other’s articles.

More power and data for Boots Library

August 27, 2013

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Originally posted on Improving Your Library:
20,000 metres of electrical and data cabling is being fitted at Boots library during the refurbishment work this Summer This equates to the distance from Nottingham to Derby!   

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Snapshots from NYPL

August 23, 2013

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New York Public Libraries have installed some photo booths at two of their libraries.  Since installing them they’ve had more than 1,900 photographs taken, and all in a variety of different styles. What do you think of this – would  you use a photo booth in the Boots Library?  What sort of pose would you […]

Interim Head of Libraries, Jack Kenward, joins NTU libraries team

August 23, 2013

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Originally posted on Improving Your Library:
Jack Kenward, Interim Head of Libraries and Learning Resources, in front of new style bay headers at the new Brackenhurst library on Friday 16 August. Jack Kenward joins NTU as the Interim Head of Libraries and Learning Resources. Jack is here to keep the momentum going on changes in…

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