Year: 2021

Open Access Week 2021

Welcome to Open Access Week at City! Once again, we’re celebrating Open Access week, a global event highlighting the importance of making research openly available. This year’s theme focuses on ensuring equity among researchers around the globe. Open Access makes publications freely available that would otherwise be restricted access, behind a paywall. There are 2…Continue Reading Open Access Week 2021

ORCID

What is ORCID? ORCID – which stands for ‘Open Researcher and Contributor ID’ – is a system whereby researchers are given a unique digital identifier, which distinguishes them from other researchers. This can be very useful when you share the same name with other people and you can keep this throughout your research career. In…Continue Reading ORCID

SAGE Campus

        Library Services is delighted to introduce our new online training resource SAGE Campus  which supports the teaching and learning of skills and research methods through 250+ hours of structured online learning. The 27 online courses are self-paced and instructor-led and comprise a mixture of SAGE quality content, videos, interactive content and…Continue Reading SAGE Campus

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