Year: 2017

15 books you really need to read this Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up beneath the blankets or next to an environmentally friendly peat fire burner and enjoy a good read. Reading is also a good way to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of a busy home during the festive period. We asked staff at CityLibrary for their favourite…Continue Reading 15 books you really need to read this Christmas

Fairytale of #CityLibraryXmas

Christmas is a time of joy and good tunes. Whether you are having fun with family or friends, or spending a little bit of time revising, music can lift the spirits, energise or relax and help you bond with other people. We asked members of staff from across City Library what their favourite festive tracks…Continue Reading Fairytale of #CityLibraryXmas

Christmas food and drink

Christmas is a time for families, friends and communities to get together and share food and drink and each other’s company. The City community is no different. As an international University in the heart of London where the world’s best come to learn and educate, so many traditions come together. Whether you start Christmas morning…Continue Reading Christmas food and drink

Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November

All this week Library Staff will be popping-up across the University to find out what you think about Library Services. We’d like to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make…Continue Reading Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November

OSCOLA Tutorial

The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is a guide to legal citation and it is the standard citing and referencing format used by The City Law School. Citing what you have read to complete an assignment is not only important to avoid plagiarism, but it also makes your argument stronger.  …Continue Reading OSCOLA Tutorial

From the archive: The Lord Mayor’s Show

Tomorrow (Saturday November 11th), City, University of London students will be taking part in the Annual Lord Mayor of London’s Procession.  Although our involvement in the procession goes back many decades, the history of the procession dates right back to the reign of King John in the 12th Century. A Short History King John, having…Continue Reading From the archive: The Lord Mayor’s Show

Northampton Square Library – Level 5 weekend closure

Level 5 of the Northampton Square Library will be closed on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November.  It will re-open at 10am on Monday 13th. This is to allow for some urgent works to our  radiators, which will help to ensure that you are all kept warm this winter. Requesting items We know that you…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library – Level 5 weekend closure

Online resources update for School of Health Sciences

CINAHL Complete The library has upgraded CINAHL database from CINAHL Plus with Full Text to CINAHL Complete which allows access to more full text journal articles. CINAHL provides contents mostly in nursing specialties but it also covers general health and medicine, speech and language pathology, radiography, psychology and more. CINAHL Complete can be accessed via…Continue Reading Online resources update for School of Health Sciences

Radiographers: the professionals behind the medical images and the treatment

World Radiography Day is celebrated on the 8th November which marks the discovery of x-rays on 8th November 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (Society and College of Radiographers, 2017) who later won the very first Nobel prize in 1901 (Novelprize.org, 2014). Have you met a radiographer? Most of us probably would have, whether it is…Continue Reading Radiographers: the professionals behind the medical images and the treatment