Month: December 2018

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

British Periodicals I and II

British Periodicals I and II offers facsimile page images and searchable full text for periodicals published from the seventeenth century through to the twentieth century. Topics covered include literature, music, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, and the social sciences. You can browse the full list of over 300 periodicals here. You can also create an…Continue Reading British Periodicals I and II

Northampton Square Level 6 closure

Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December Level 6 of the Northampton Square Library will close at 4pm today, Wednesday 19th December, and will re-open on Friday 21st.  This is to allow for some noisy drilling work to take place. Silent study spaces are available on Levels 4 and 5 of the Library.   This work…Continue Reading Northampton Square Level 6 closure

Book History Online

Book History Screenshot

Book History Online (BHO) is an international bibliography in the field of book and library history. Included are references to monographs, articles and reviews dealing with the history of the printed book.   It contains bibliographic information on topics such as papermaking, bookbinding, book illustration, type design, typefounding, bibliophily, book collecting, libraries and individuals. It…Continue Reading Book History Online

City Archives and Special Collections visits University of London History Day

Banner saying 'Welcome to History Day', with sponsors, web address (historycollections.blogs.sas.ac.uk) and twitter handles (@ihr_history and @SenateHouseLib)

On 27 November, members of the Library Services’ Archives and Special Collections group attended the University of London History Day 2018 at Senate House. This annual one-day event provides an opportunity for information professionals from libraries, archives and research organisations from around the country to meet, discuss their work, and promote their collections to researchers….Continue Reading City Archives and Special Collections visits University of London History Day

CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

If you are planning to catch up on some studying and/or exam revision over the festive holidays then check out our opening hours and plan ahead: ………. From Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December the Northampton Square Library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm….Continue Reading CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Tuesday 2nd January until Friday 18th January, 2019. Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight. Detailed opening hours can…Continue Reading CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006

The Sunday Times has provided comment and analysis since 1822 both on weekly news and on societal issues in general. Library Services subscribes to The Sunday Times Digital Archive which provides a complete searchable run of the newspaper from 1822 to 2006. The nineteenth century content has previously not been very accessible and has been…Continue Reading Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006