SAGE Research Methods online

SAGE Research Methods online  is a research methods tool which supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. From designing your research project, understanding your chosen methods, identifying new methods, conducting your research or writing up your findings there is good quality content available within this…Continue Reading SAGE Research Methods online

New Web of Science interface

All Web of Science users will be directed to the new Web of Science platform from 7 July 2021.The new interface has been running in parallel with the existing one since November 2020  and has undergone development and enhancements based on user feedback including: Improved search capabilities Faster page loading Increased accessibility features Responsive design…Continue Reading New Web of Science interface

Symplectic Elements new version release

Elements, City’s publications database will be updated on 6th July 2021. While its look has changed, the core functionalities stay the same: you can still upload your publication, claim the articles and chapters you have written, write a short biography about your academic achievements and so on. We have updated our library guides and Ask…Continue Reading Symplectic Elements new version release

Literature Searching guide

Did you know that you can get help with your literature searching from our online Literature Searching guide? The guide covers all the steps involved in the literature searching process: Developing your search strategy Preparing your search Searching databases Searching supplementary resources Evaluating your results The guide includes Power Point slides and video clips to…Continue Reading Literature Searching guide

IET Journals are open access on IET Research Hub

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has now completed the transition of its current  journal content  and that from 2013 onwards  to gold open access in partnership with Wiley.  The IET journals portfolio includes over 40 journals, covering a wide range of engineering and technology fields. The latest content from the IET journals is…Continue Reading IET Journals are open access on IET Research Hub

Tips for researching Arts and Social Sciences at City

Welcome to all new and returning doctoral students at City. The best way to access all of our resources is from the library website.   The main library for the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) is at Northampton Square, if you wish to visit, you can book a study space or computer space from…Continue Reading Tips for researching Arts and Social Sciences at City

Fairer access to e-books

During the pandemic, the Library Services team at City has been extremely busy with ordering e-book versions of texts that are needed for teaching and research at City. With libraries closed for months and no physical access to print collections – meaning that inter-library loan services have been severely impacted too – it has become…Continue Reading Fairer access to e-books

Vitae Researcher development

Vitae supports the professional development of researchers through research and innovation, training and resources, events, consultancy and membership.       Vitae has four aims: Influence the development and implementation of effective policy relating to researcher development Enhance higher education provision to train and develop researchers Empower researchers to make an impact on their careers…Continue Reading Vitae Researcher development

New law e-books added to our collections

Over the last few weeks, our Research Librarians and Law Library team have purchased some new e-books to help researchers and students at The City Law School. Some of these titles are brand new; others are e-books requested through Read for Research. We hope some of these titles will be of interest to researchers within…Continue Reading New law e-books added to our collections

Read for Research – a review of 2019

Now that we are well into 2020, we thought it would be good to review our Read for Research acquisitions over the last calendar year and to share with you some of the themes we have spotted! Our researchers at City suggested many new titles in 2019. Often the book suggestions are quite specific to…Continue Reading Read for Research – a review of 2019