Year: 2019

Take a closer look at e-books

Screenshot of CityLibrary search results screen showing titles with an e-book available.

You’ve probably noticed that many of the items on your reading lists come as e-books. E-books are great in several ways: They’re available 24/7 They can be accessed on and off campus They’re often great for readers using assistive software You won’t ever have to worry about forgetting to renew them on time You can…Continue Reading Take a closer look at e-books

S&P Global Market Intelligence

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a really useful database for getting in-depth information about financial institutions. Key features include: In-depth financial statements Credit ratings information from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch Market Intelligence Research Financial news and alerts. For those studying banking, finance or investment, S&P Global Market Intelligence is a gem. That’s because it provides…Continue Reading S&P Global Market Intelligence


Screenshot of the ASTM database

Don’t forget when researching your engineering and computer science projects that City Library has a subscription to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) database. Content This database contains over 30,000 standards and the journals of the Society which cover  a wide range of subjects, including regulation of areas such as cyber crime. Active…Continue Reading ASTM (SEDL)

Celebrating 125 years of City

The story of City

This year, as City celebrates its 125th anniversary, we reflect on the impact that this institution and its people have had on our local community and the world at large. As part of this celebration, the Archives Group presents its first exhibition: The story of City: life, learning and legacy. The first part of the exhibition runs…Continue Reading Celebrating 125 years of City

Project euclid

Screenshot of the Project EUCLID website.

    Project Euclid is an online publishing service driven by libraries, publishers and academics in the fields of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. It offers access to a growing platform of high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, books and conference proceedings. New features include: Improved searching, citation exports, publisher landing pages, mobile optimisation, e-mail alerts, and access…Continue Reading Project euclid

Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

To keep up to date with what’s happening across Library Services why not subscribe to CityLibrary News? We regularly post stories on topics such as brand new online resources, the latest textbooks purchased, campaigns like Take a Break and service updates, e.g. on our opening hours or bookable study spaces during the exam period. Plus we’re…Continue Reading Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

Oxford Reports on International Law

Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) is a database which brings together decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals, with: Analytical commentary Full text of the opinions of the court Lists of cases and instruments cited The case law within ORIL is divided into modules, you can access…Continue Reading Oxford Reports on International Law

Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

Image of CityWolf looking at books on Wolf-themed topics, e.g. Wolf Hall

We’re always impressed with the dedication displayed by City students, especially during the exam period when our libraries are full of focused individuals from morning until midnight. But we’re also keen to make sure you’re all taking of yourself, and of each other, during what can be a stressful time for many: having regular study…Continue Reading Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Study spaces are in high demand during the exam period, and the Library can be very busy. A number of group study spaces outside the Library are also available for you to use: Tait Building: the Garden Café, the sofas near the Students’ Union, the tables at the entrance to the Tait building from the…Continue Reading Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Take a break

Image of puzzles and sudokus

It’s that time of the year again when exam revision and coursework deadlines leap to the top of your to-do list. It’s also that time of year when Library Services launches our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can help you achieve better results. That might mean making sure you…Continue Reading Take a break