Bookable individual study spaces will return for the January assessment period. This year, we have expanded the service to include spaces at the Innovation Centre Library as well as the usual spaces at Northampton Square and Cass libraries. Students can book a space to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times…Continue Reading Bookable individual study spaces
Christmas from the Archive
Whether through tradition, faith or common experience, Christmas is a time when family, friends and strangers come together to celebrate, remember, and look forwards with optimism to the new year approaching. Never more is this optimism tested than when suffering hardships such as poverty, illness, or experiencing and surviving conflict: and sadly the latter has…Continue Reading Christmas from the Archive
The most wonderful films of the year
Christmas is a great time to bring together everyone, to wrap up warm, open a big tin of sweets and enjoy a cracking film. Whether you like modern comedies or classic weepies, we’re got something for you. Elf [BoB] “Its hilarious” Muppet’s Christmas Carol [BoB] “It’s just so jolly! Love the songs… love Gonzo…Continue Reading The most wonderful films of the year
Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?
We can confirm our opening times for the holiday period. Northampton Square Library From Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December the library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm. The library will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Tuesday 26th December inclusive. We will be open…Continue Reading Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?
Library system downtime 19th-20th December
We are upgrading our library systems overnight Tuesday 19th – Wednesday 20th December. As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime where you are unable to: login to online resources see book availability through CityLibrary Search request items, or login to your CityLibrary Account to renew items. Please plan ahead to conduct research…Continue Reading Library system downtime 19th-20th December
Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!
Back in September we launched our Getting to Know CityLibrary competition with some fantastic prizes up for grabs: and, excitingly, we can now reveal who our lucky winners are! So congratulations to: Brigi Fijo: winner of the top prize, a free day pass to CitySport! Taking home Library Study Packs full of fantastic books…Continue Reading Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!
Law Resources: JustCite
What is JustCite? JustCite is a legal search engine and citator that indexes and cross references case law and legislation from the UK, Ireland, and other common law jurisdictions. It does not provide full text results, however it provides links to full text content on other databases, such as Westlaw and LexisLibrary. Why is JustCite…Continue Reading Law Resources: JustCite
The specials’ time of year
For some Christmas means one thing: Christmas themed TV specials. Nothing brings people together better watching than sitting around the box watching emergency births, surprise reunions and timely snow falls. You can research the TV of Christmas past with this selection of excellent TV chosen by library staff. Christmas crackers Black Mirror White Christmas [BoB]…Continue Reading The specials’ time of year
New Resource: Bloomsbury Popular Music
The Library now provides access to Bloomsbury Popular Music a database which includes the entire Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, the 33 1/3 series and an expanding range of scholarly books. Database features include: Search, browse and filter content by music genre, artist name, topic, and country Artist Pages containing curated links to relevant content for each artist World Map enabling…Continue Reading New Resource: Bloomsbury Popular Music
What to see in London this Christmas
London is one of the prettiest cities at any time of year. At Christmas it is especially gorgeous. We asked library staff for their favourite bits of this world class city and got some interesting results. From Handsome Hampstead to finding spiritual solace in the big shops up west, this city’s got something for everything….Continue Reading What to see in London this Christmas