Year: 2016

Resource of the month: Literature Online (LION)

What is Literature Online? Literature Online is an online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of criticism and reference resources. What’s Included? Texts Criticism Reference Video and Audio You can use the Complete Contents page to browse through…Continue Reading Resource of the month: Literature Online (LION)

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

Meet the team: School of Health Sciences

Our Subject Librarians in the School of Health Sciences support staff and students with their learning, teaching and research activities. They do this by: ensuring that the books on your reading lists are up to date and available in the library offering staff and students 1-2-1 support via appointment delivering library training sessions on literature…Continue Reading Meet the team: School of Health Sciences

Library Essentials

Our new Library Essentials Guide contains everything you need to get started in the Library. Whether you’re a new or existing student, there is something there for everyone, including a series of short videos to help you make the most of our online services and resources, and a glossary to define all the words that are frequently…Continue Reading Library Essentials

Meet the team: School of Arts and Social Sciences

What support do you offer to students? As Subject Librarians we provide library support for teaching and learning for the School of Arts and Social Sciences. This includes managing the library collections; purchasing library material for the modules taught at City; delivering group training for undergraduate and postgraduate students; and attending school meetings. We can support students…Continue Reading Meet the team: School of Arts and Social Sciences