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Category: Science and Engineering

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New Science and Engineering Book Titles – June 2014

July 7th, 2014 at 02:07

We have added 217 Science and Engineering book titles in June. A complete list is at: New books (Science and Engineering). The list includes titles in the George Green Library, Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Computing), Hallward Library (Built Environment) and the James Cameron Gifford Library (Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science).

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, [...]

New Science and Engineering Book titles – May 2014

June 3rd, 2014 at 10:06

We have added 330 Science and Engineering book titles in May. A complete list is at: New books (Science and Engineering). The list includes titles in the George Green Library, Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Computing), Hallward Library (Built Environment) and the James Cameron Gifford Library (Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science).

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 [...]

New Science and Engineering Book Titles – April

April 29th, 2014 at 11:04

We have added 227 Science and Engineering book titles in April. A complete list is at: New books (Science and Engineering). The list includes titles in the George Green Library, Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Computing), Hallward Library (Built Environment) and the James Cameron Gifford Library (Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science).

New Science and Engineering book titles – March 2014

April 3rd, 2014 at 10:04

We have added 334 Science and Engineering book titles in March. A complete list is at: New books (Science and Engineering). The list includes titles in the George Green Library, Djanogly Learning Resource Centre (Computing), Hallward Library (Built Environment) and the James Cameron Gifford Library (Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science).

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 [...]

New Copyright Website: Copyrightuser.org

March 7th, 2014 at 10:03

“Copyrightuser.org 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, [...]