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Did you know....

We want to help you discover more about our rich and diverse library collections. As we update the 'Did you know...' section of our website, we'll archive earlier facts that we've shared with you here.

  • You can read and search back copies of UK national and local newspapers via our subscription to Nexis? 
  • You can find standards for topics as varied as designing a lecture theatre and making a cup of tea via our subscription to British Standards Online?
  • You can stay current in your field of study by using our BrowZine app to read scholarly journals?
  • Staff and students of the University can request a digital copy of a University of Nottingham PhD thesis by emailing
  • You can see Victorian Maps of where you live, or any other part of the UK, by using the e-resource Historic Digimap. Search NUsearch to find out more  
  • Staff and students of the University have access to a service called Box of Broadcasts. This service allows you to view, record, and include television and radio programmes in lectures. 
  • Hallward Library is a European Documentation Centre providing access to all official EU publications. 
  • The University of Nottingham has a nationally important collection of East European material. We work in partnership with a number of other research libraries to maintain this collection on behalf of the UK.

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