Month: October 2016

Access to electronic resources on Saturday 29th October

From 5pm – midnight on Saturday 29th October you may experience some intermittent problems accessing our electronic resources whilst our suppliers carry out some maintenance work. The downtime will not last long, and normal services will be fully restored by midnight….Continue Reading Access to electronic resources on Saturday 29th October

Researching the US Election 2016

The US Presidential election takes place in 13 days time. We’ve brought together a range of City Library resources and other useful websites that will help you research the election and the policies and personalities involved. Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask…. US Election Glossary – BBC News What is the…Continue Reading Researching the US Election 2016

Library Essentials Pop-Ups Next Week

Did you miss your induction?  Did Welcome Week pass by in a blur? Then why not drop-in to one of our Library Essentials sessions next week.  Helpful library staff will tell you about the services and resources available at CityLibrary including: Our different libraries and facilities How to use City Library Search to find print…Continue Reading Library Essentials Pop-Ups Next Week

New Books – October 2016

Below you can browse a selection of the new titles to hit the library shelves in the last month. Click on any cover to see where the book is located or to place a request. Want to recommend a book? Tell us what’s missing from our collections via our More Books Scheme.  …Continue Reading New Books – October 2016

Academic challenge

Engineering Village and Knovel are holding a global competition over the next five weeks, to encourage your use and learning experience of their products. The competition is starting Monday 10th October. Each week there is a new topic and weekly prizes as well as an overall prize. There is a one hour limit to completing the online…Continue Reading Academic challenge

Library Staff Love #11: Socialising

Pubs. Coffee shops. Quiz nights. Private parties which come with embossed invitation cards and stringent dress codes. There are many ways in which Librarians choose to spend their time away from the Library. However, they’re at their best socialising in the workplace. The thing I love most about CityLibrary (and in fact the world of…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #11: Socialising