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Date archive for: February 2020

Read for Research – a review of 2019

Posted in Read for Research

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 individual research interests, but here are some the themes that came up:

Somewhat inevitably….Brexit! 

We acquired the following books:

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Artificial intelligence and Blockchain impact many different research areas. The following titles were requested by researchers at The City Law School, Cass Business School and the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering:


Music is a strong area of research at City, and this is reflected in the number of music research titles which are requested. Here are some of the highlights from 2019:

General research titles

In addition to specific researcher requests, we have also purchased a number of general research titles:

And of specific interest to law researchers:

If you have any questions or feedback about Read for Research, please do not hesitate to contact our Research Librarians.

What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in January

Posted in City Research Online, Institutional repository, and Open access

The start of the year has proved to be a busy time for authors uploading publications to the repository and visitors downloading publications. City Research Online (CRO) had over 18,000 visitors this month from countries all over the globe including Lichtenstein and Yemen.


To add your research to CRO, contact the Publications Team who can help you upload your papers. Alternatively, visit our Publications Database guidance on adding publications.

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