Category: Library guides

Advanced Literature Searching guide for Health

The Library’s literature searching guide for Postgraduate students and researchers from the School of Health and Psychological Sciences has been revamped. Now titled Advanced Literature Searching and Systematic Reviews, the guide contains the same information as the previous guide but in a new improved and easier to read format. The guide takes you through all…Continue Reading Advanced Literature Searching guide for Health

New Library guide: Grey Literature

Grey Literature refers to information such as reports, bulletins, newsletters, blogs etc., which hasn’t been published or published commercially. It can be useful for broadening your research as it can help you to find information not covered in books and journals and also find current and emerging research. The Library has now produced a Grey…Continue Reading New Library guide: Grey Literature

OSCOLA

OSCOLA (The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities) is a citing and referencing style designed specifically for use with legal material. It is widely used in law schools including here at City Law School, so you should be somewhat familiar with it already.  The style is maintained by the Law Faculty at Oxford…Continue Reading OSCOLA

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

The IALS law library, located in Russell Square, is one of the most important law libraries in Europe, essentially forming the national legal research collection, and funded directly by the government for the benefit of the nation. It includes an extensive collection covering over 200 separate jurisdictions, with particular strengths in public international law, comparative…Continue Reading Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

Guides for Researchers

The Library has produced a number of  online guides specifically for researchers at City. These guides cover: Links to and details about key resources How to perform an effective literature search Managing your research and keeping up to date How to improve the impact of your research Understanding open access; the Research Excellence Framework and…Continue Reading Guides for Researchers

Research Resource of the Month: EBSCOHost

EBSCO is a major academic database supplier, covering a wide selection of journals, trade publications and other literature in all sorts of subjects. EBSCOHost is their online platform. You’ve probably used EBSCOHost before: City Library Services subscribe to their databases for all our subjects.  Find out which is best for you using our Library Guides,…Continue Reading Research Resource of the Month: EBSCOHost