Year: 2017

From the archive: The Beacon

The Archives Group at City Library are responsible for maintaining and preserving City’s Archives and Special Collections. We are currently working on a number of exciting projects to make the content more accessible to staff, students and external researchers. In our new series From the archive, each month we’ll be selecting a collection from the…Continue Reading From the archive: The Beacon

Cass Learning Resource Centre closure, Sunday 19th November

The Cass Business School building at Bunhill Row will be closed on Sunday 19th November in order to carry out essential electrical works. Due to the closure of the building there will be no access to the Learning Resource Centre on that date. Alternative library facilities are available at Northampton Square Library, City Law School…Continue Reading Cass Learning Resource Centre closure, Sunday 19th November

Black History Month

This month we have been celebrating Black History Month and all the powerful and truthful books written by, and about, people of colour. London has a rich, deep and proud black history which likely dates back to the Roman period, if not before. London’s diverse community is a source of strength and inspiration throughout its…Continue Reading Black History Month

Library Essentials Pop-Ups this November

Our Library Essentials pop-ups are back again in November and, starting from next week (Wednesday the 8th – we have one today to finish off October!), Library Staff will be popping-up on the Level 1 Walkway in the University Building to offer help, support and to answer all of your questions about Library Services. Whether…Continue Reading Library Essentials Pop-Ups this November

Grab a free bottle and help heal the oceans

Today as part of Sustainable City Week 2017 Library Services will be handing out exclusive water bottles to City students and staff from 11:30 am in the Northampton Square Library. Britain consumes 3 billion litres of bottled water per year. Typically bottled water retails at up to 500 times more than the price of tap…Continue Reading Grab a free bottle and help heal the oceans

New books at City Library

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 few months. 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…Continue Reading New books at City Library

Library Staff Love #17: City Novel / City Crime

Our students studying for an MA in Creative Writing are a super talented bunch and benefit from a sector leading course which has led to graduates becoming successful and award-winning published authors. You can get a flavour of their creativity by reading City Novel and City Crime: brilliant collections of their stories available in the…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #17: City Novel / City Crime

Knovel Update

  The engineering database Knovel has undergone a major update, login to check out the great new features. To get the best from Knovel you will need to create your own account, this will enable you to save all your recent work. There is an introductory video highlighting the main changes. Don’t forget Knovel is…Continue Reading Knovel Update

Reading Well

Today is World Mental Health Day. Library Services and the Student Counselling and Mental Health Service have worked collaboratively to bring students and staff a selection of self-help resources which have been displayed together in this new self-help resource page (select the book jacket to find availability in the Library). This resource includes a large selection of books…Continue Reading Reading Well

The Economist visit date change: Tuesday 24th October

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Economist drop-in will take place on Tuesday 24th October from 11:00 – 14:00 on Level 2 of Northampton Square Library. This is an excellent opportunity for students and staff to meet representatives of The Economist and discover new features of the journal’s website. While there is no mobile app for The Economist, it…Continue Reading The Economist visit date change: Tuesday 24th October