New survey on violence against women

‘A new report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents results from the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online. As well as demonstrating the wide prevalence of violence against adult women, the report also details incidents of physical and sexual violence experienced by women in childhood.’ [taken from the website].  View more information and the results of the report at http://fra.europa.eu/en/press-release/2014/violence-against-women-every-day-and-everywhere.

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TV programme w/c 8.3.14

The following TV programme will be added to the Box of Broadcasts archive:

Swansea: Living on the streets (1st of 3-part series) (Tuesday 11th, BBC1, 11.35pm – 12.10am)

Clifton and Boots Libraries – Summer Refurbishment

Improving Your Library

We are pleased to announce that Clifton Library will be completely transformed over the summer months.  In the redesigned library you will find:
  • A more diverse range of study spaces, including silent study areas for when you need to concentrate and reflect
  • More PCs and areas where you can comfortably use your own IT, and more desktop power
  • Collaborative areas where you can work with course mates
  • Improved study environments with new furniture, carpets and decoration 

For further information about the changes at Clifton campus visit www.ntu.ac.uk/clifton

As well as the exciting changes taking place at Clifton Library, we’re also delighted to confirm that Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Boots Library will be refurbished over the summer to provide:

  • More study spaces
  • More desktop power
  • Improved study environments with new furniture, carpets and decoration 

To find out more about the proposed plans, and let us know…

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TV programme w/c 1.3.14

The following programme will be added to the BoB archive next week:

Dispatches: Undercover – Hate on the terraces [racism and homophobia in top-flight English football] (Monday 3rd, CH4, 8-8.30pm)

Springer journals – off-campus access enabled

eResource updates

Access to subscribed full-text journals on the Springer platform is now available off-campus – using a university username and password. (On-campus access remains direct). Information about off-campus access to Springer titles has been updated in SFX accordingly.

To access Springer journal content from off-campus:

  • Select the ‘Sign up/ Log-in’ option in the top right hand corner of the Springer home page
  • Select the ‘Institutional / Athens login’ option in the drop-down
  • On the login page which then loads, in the  ‘Find your institution (via Shibboleth)’ search box, type ‘Nottingham Trent’
  • Select the matching entry for Nottingham Trent University in the result list click on the ‘Log in via Shibboleth’ button. The browser will resolve to the ‘NTU Single Sign-on’ page

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TV programmes w/c 22 February 2014

The following TV programme will be added to the BoB archive (Box of Broadcasts):

Horizon: How do you really make decisions? (Monday 24th, BBC2, 9-10pm)

Access BoB through Library OneSearch or at http://bobnational.net

TV programmes next week

The following TV programmes scheduled for broadcast next week will be streamed in BoB:

Horizon: the power of the placebo (Monday 17th, BBC2, 9-10pm)

Sexting teacher [social media and teacher-pupil relationships] (Tuesday 18th, CH4, 10-11pm)