Monthly Archives: April 2017

Employability Skills workshops at City Library

Sign-up to one of our Employability Skills workshops to find out how City Library can support your personal development and transition into the workplace.  1. Researching future employers using library resources When applying for jobs you’ll need to be able to … Continue reading

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Dramatic discovery of medieval manuscript

Last year two members of library staff discovered an unknown manuscript in the City Library Special Collections. The two members of staff, Rob Hodgson and Simon Bralee, unearthed the manuscript whilst auditing the collections. The text The manuscript contains two … Continue reading

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Ms Setsuko Thurlow visits City

Last Week City was privileged to host Ms Setsuko Thurlow who discussed her experiences in Hiroshima in 1945. Ms Setsuko Thurlow was in the UK to receive the Ahmadiyya Muslim Prize for the Advancement of Peace on Saturday. A Canadian … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Miss Bebb

Proving once again that Library staff are multi-talented folk,  Alex Giles, a member of the City Library team has written a drama to be performed by an all star cast. “The Disappearance of Miss Bebb”, a 90 minute radio-style version of Alex’s … Continue reading

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How to: Create a mind map

Mind mapping is an active and visual way of representing information. Unlike linear notes (traditional notes written out), with a mind map you can view all of your notes on one page and visually identify structure and relationships more effectively. … Continue reading

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