NUsearch essentials

NUsearch help

Your guide to the university's library discovery tool, NUsearch.

Your search starts here

NUsearch is your one-stop shop for searching our collections, accessing online resources, placing requests and managing your library account.



Help guides

Browse our frequently asked questions and subject guides to help you get the most from using NUsearch.

Screenshots of NUsearch homepage and results page

Introducing NUsearch

Close up of magnifying glass on coloured paper

Search ~basics

Students using study space

Making the most of NUsearch

Student using the short stay PC in George Green

Your NUsearch account

Student working on a laptop

Requests and bookings

Student working on a PC

Saving and exporting search results


Help from Libraries staff

We're here to support you with searching and accessing our collections. Contact the Library Helpline by email, phone or live chat.


Information skills support

Help with finding, evaluating and managing information.

Information skills

Research support

Help with all aspects of the research lifecycle.

Research support


How to use materials for study, research and teaching.

Copyright essentials


University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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contact points