Category: Library Activities

Start your City journey with a Library win

Congratulations newbie! Whether you aced those ‘A’ Levels, cruised through clearing or impressed your interviewer, you’ve made it- a place at City to study your dream course. You feel like a winner and so you should. You’re excited, eager to get going, ready to roll. With that mind, what if I told you there’s a…Continue Reading Start your City journey with a Library win

International Cat Day 2017

There’s only one thing librarians love more than books* and that’s cats. To celebrate International Cat Day 2017 we thought we’d share photos of our special little furry friends. There’s been some new additions to our brood since last year and sadly we’ve had to say goodbye to some of our companions, but we’d like to…Continue Reading International Cat Day 2017

Bin to the Library during exams season?

Help us improve the Library’s environmental impact.  In a recent waste audit of library spaces around 30% of our recycling bins were contaminated with items that could not be recycled. The main culprits were plastic bags, paper coffee cups and crisp packets. Contaminated recycling bins can mean that none of the goods in the bag get…Continue Reading Bin to the Library during exams season?

Employability Skills workshops at City Library

Sign-up to one of our Employability Skills workshops to find out how City Library can support your personal development and transition into the workplace.  1. Researching future employers using library resources When applying for jobs you’ll need to be able to demonstrate to future employers that you keep up to date with news and current affairs…Continue Reading Employability Skills workshops at City Library

Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Given up on new year’s resolutions and office decluttering projects but still hoarding lots of research references?  Maybe you would like to try a new reference management software. ProQuest RefWorks  is a new, updated online reference management tool available to staff, students and alumni of City, University of London.  It can be integrated into your…Continue Reading Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Library Essentials Pop-Ups Coming to a Place Near You

Our Library Essentials pop-ups are back and next week Library Staff will be popping-up across the University to offer help, support and to answer all of your questions about Library Services. Whether it’s wanting to know our opening times, how to renew your borrowed items online, or which resources will best support your research, we’ve got it…Continue Reading Library Essentials Pop-Ups Coming to a Place Near You

Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

The Copyright and Digitisation team is responsible for promoting copyright compliance at City, and for managing the Digitisation service, through which lecturers can make scans available to students of key chapters or extracts from books, or articles from journal issues, via Reading Lists. The team is made up of Stephen Penton (Copyright Librarian), Mark Pester and…Continue Reading Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

Library Loves…Feedback: 16th February – 24th February

Over the next week Library staff will be popping-up all over City to gather your feedback. This is your chance to tell us what you love about Library Services and what we could do better.There’ll  be goodie bags on offer and the chance to win print credit by entering our prize draw. Your feedback can…Continue Reading Library Loves…Feedback: 16th February – 24th February

Library Essentials Pop-Ups Next Week

Did you miss your induction?  Did Welcome Week pass by in a blur? Then why not drop-in to one of our Library Essentials sessions next week.  Helpful library staff will tell you about the services and resources available at CityLibrary including: Our different libraries and facilities How to use City Library Search to find print…Continue Reading Library Essentials Pop-Ups Next Week

Try our new look Library Services Training Calendar

We’ve revamped the Library Services Training Calendar to give it a fresh modern look and brand new functionality. What’s changed?  We now have one calendar for all training across Library Services – no separate calendars for The Law Libraries and Cass Business School. Just filter by library to see the workshops nearest to you. The calendar…Continue Reading Try our new look Library Services Training Calendar