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Discover our collections

Our collection of over one million print items is distributed across our eight UK libraries. Items relevant to your subject are usually located in the library closest to your faculty.

Our electronic collection consisting of over 300,000 ebooks and 20,000 ejournals, is one of the most heavily used in the country.

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On an average day our users borrow 2,000 books and access 15,000 ebook pages. Our collection is supplemented by our interlibrary loans service which provides access to resources worldwide.

We work closely with academics to ensure our collection is relevant to your research and teaching needs. This is supported by the:

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Library catalogues

Use NUsearch to search for books, journal articles and more, both in our libraries and elsewhere.

Use UNLOC, our classic library catalogue, for services such as interlibrary loans.

Manuscripts and Special Collections

Manuscripts and Special Collections manages and provides access to manuscript and archive collections, rare books and special research collections.


Many library resources are linked from your course in Moodle.

Look for a link to your reading list within the Module Resources.



Did you know...

  • You can read the Home Office's Fingermark visualisation manual - all 932 pages of it! - via our subscription to TSO's Official Publications Online service?

  • You can access new and archival journal content through our recent purchase of JSTOR - Arts & Sciences IV Collection?

  • You can develop fundamental scientific techniques in cellular and molecular biology with JoVE Science Education video database?

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Libraries, Research and Learning Resources

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Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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