Category: Medicine and Health Sciences

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Ebooks at Nottingham – library survey

June 11th, 2014 at 11:06

The library is interested in getting feedback on the use of library ebooks.  A short survey will be open until the end of June, and respondents can choose to give their email address to enter a draw for a £50 Amazon voucher. The responses will be used to further develop our services in this area, [...]

Summary of changes to UK copyright law from 1st June

May 27th, 2014 at 08:05

Changes to copyright law come into force on 1st June 2014 that will be of particular interest to everyone in Universities because the amendments will extend the exceptions granted for use in education and teaching, extending exceptions across a wider range of formats. In summary: Showing copyright works: A film or sound recording may be [...]

Webinars about Important changes to UK copyright law

May 21st, 2014 at 09:05

Important changes to UK copyright law will come into force on 1 June 2014. These amendments will extend the exceptions granted for use in education and teaching. Jisc Legal is offering two different online events on this subject: 1. Copyright Changes Online Masterclass (Wednesday, 21 May, 2pm – 4pm) An interactive webcast is aimed at [...]

Health emagazine launch issue

April 4th, 2014 at 01:04

The School of Health Sciences has launched the first issue of its online magazine ‘Health eMagazine’. The magazine is to be published quarterly and can be accessed at the following link: Contributions are welcome and are to be submitted to:

Open Access research: new policy document from HEFCE

March 31st, 2014 at 11:03

“Following extensive consultation, the four UK higher education funding bodies have introduced an open-access requirement in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework. The core of the policy is that journal articles and conference proceedings must be available in an open-access form to be eligible for the post-2014 REF.  In practice, this means that these outputs must be [...]

Ebooks at Nottingham — chosen by you

March 20th, 2014 at 03:03

With over 100,000 titles available, our ebook collection is one of the most heavily used in the country, and it’s constantly expanding. We now have even more titles on offer through our new service, which gives you the freedom to select the ebooks you really need. You can view these additional ebooks for free for [...]

Free online Hepatology books

March 7th, 2014 at 04:03

FreeBooks 4Doctors are offering two new free online books via Flying Publisher. The titles are in the area of Hepatology and are available to download as PDFs from the following links:

New Copyright Website:

March 7th, 2014 at 10:03

“ is a new online resource aimed at making UK copyright law accessible to creators and members of the public. It has dedicated sections aimed at musicians, filmmakers, performers, writers, visual artists and interactive developers, among others. Launched on 14 February, the independent site is currently subdivided into several useful sections that are individually authored, [...]

E-resource problems: new help form

February 11th, 2014 at 11:02

The eLibrary Gateway (eLG) has a new form on the library services Help and Support pages: If you use the ’Access problems?’ link from the eLG front page or from the SFX menu they will point to the form. These forms will then get submitted to our eLG mailbox and will speed up the [...]

New additions to the Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

February 7th, 2014 at 04:02

There have been a number of new talks added to the collection in the last month, as well as updates to a number of the series.  Another new series has also been added, Epigenetics, Chromatin, Transcription and Cancer. The entire collection currently totals 1700 talks and all talks are now mobile phone compatible. To see [...]