Year: 2016

Northampton Square Library – Level 2 update

This weekend (3rd-4th December) there will be some potentially noisy and disruptive work on Level 2 of the Northampton Square Library. This is in order to re-open the main entrance to the Library. The other levels of the Library will be open as usual for group study (Level 3) or silent study (Levels 4, 5…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library – Level 2 update

New Books

We regularly add new books and e-books to our collection.Use the carousel below to browse a selection of the new titles added 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

Online resources downtime – tonight

Just a reminder that for one hour, between 2am and 8am on 22nd November there will be no access to: Login to online resources Login to CityLibrary Account (including renewals, placing requests, paying library fees) Book availability information from CityLibrary Search This work is to upgrade our systems and resolve the recent problems that we…Continue Reading Online resources downtime – tonight

Library Staff Love #12: Drama Online

Here at CityLibrary we love drama. Not in a soap opera style showdown-in-the-Staff-Room kind of way, that never happens- no cups of tea have even been spilled in a fit of pique. No, by drama I mean proper drama- plays, playwrights, the RSC, the Almeida; texts, criticism, performance and review. Only the other day one…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #12: Drama Online

Northampton Square library – level 3 update

Library Services have discussed the situation regarding the vandalised Pod study units on Northampton Square Library Level 3 with colleagues in Property & Facilities and furniture suppliers over recent days. We have been assured that there is no damage to the electrical infrastructure around these units.   Evening and weekend access to Level 3 will…Continue Reading Northampton Square library – level 3 update

Northampton Square Library Level 3

City Students’ Union recently met with the Director of Library Services to discuss the vandalism of Level 3 of the Northampton Square Library and the ongoing efforts to secure study space dedicated to Postgraduate Students. The Director of Library Services has confirmed that there are still a number of Health & Safety concerns, including any…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library Level 3

Online resources downtime – 22nd November

For one hour between 2am and 8am on Tuesday 22nd November the following facilities will be unavailable: Login to online resources Login to CityLibrary Account (including renewals, placing requests, paying library fees) Book availability information from CityLibrary Search   This work is to resolve the recent problems that we have experienced with RefWorks. Please plan…Continue Reading Online resources downtime – 22nd November

“Am now in the trenches for the first time, and it is d— cold.”

City, University of London was founded as The Northampton Institute, and over the years its staff, students and Alumni have sadly, like most people, been unable to escape the ravages of war. Whilst academics provided training for members of the armed forces during World War II, local people sheltered in the basement as bombs fell….Continue Reading “Am now in the trenches for the first time, and it is d— cold.”

Northampton Square Library Level 3

As a result of the wilful vandalism of study facilities, Northampton Square Library Level 3 will be closed from 9pm on weekday evenings and all day Saturday and Sunday until the new year. Library Services directed a significant portion of our budget towards improving the study facilities in Summer 2016. We expect City students to…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library Level 3