Category: The City Law School

Library Loves Loaning Laptops

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Library Services are excited to announce that a laptop loan service for undergraduate students is now available from the Northampton Square Library, thanks to special funding from City’s undergraduate student hardship and widening participation programme….Continue Reading Library Loves Loaning Laptops

Lexis+

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Lexis Library has been upgraded to Lexis+, a single database that incorporates both the previous LexisLibrary (cases, legislation, articles, Halsbury’s Laws of England and more) and LexisPSL (practitioner database with practice notes and practical legal research sources). The new database has an improved interface and search functionality making it easier to find what you need…Continue Reading Lexis+

Top tips for borrowing books

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It’s now easier than ever to manage your library account, keep your loans up to date and get hold of the books you need. Here are our top tips:…Continue Reading Top tips for borrowing books

Have you logged on to FT.com?

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We’ve arranged a subscription to FT.com, giving you access to all of the site including apps for phones and tablets, up-to-date news and information, plus all the FT’s articles. The FT is a leading news organisation which began life as a newspaper in the 19th century, famously recognisable by its distinctive salmon pink newsprint, and…Continue Reading Have you logged on to FT.com?

21st – 24th June: Library services during public transport disruption

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Between 21st  and 24th June our services will be impacted by public transport disruption. On Tuesday 21st June all libraries will be closed, but our online enquiry service will operate as usual. From Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th June, normal opening hours are planned at the Northampton Square and Business Libraries, subject to staff availability;…Continue Reading 21st – 24th June: Library services during public transport disruption

Neurodiversity celebration week

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It’s neurodiversity week from 21st – 25th March, and we’re celebrating different minds. Neurodivergent people who think and learn in diverse ways , are a big strength and asset to schools, universities, and places of work….Continue Reading Neurodiversity celebration week

More Books – How to choose books for the library…

Did you know that you can choose books for the library to buy? Most books in the library are bought when a lecturer tells their subject librarian what books are needed, while others appear on the shelf when a subject librarian has identified some gaps in the collection, and some are donated because they are…Continue Reading More Books – How to choose books for the library…

The City Law School Library

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On Monday 6th September the new City Law School building, on the corner of Sebastian Street and Goswell Road, opened its doors to staff and students for the first time. This handsome building incorporates two historic structures into its design: and located on the first floor you’ll discover the new Law Library. Over the summer…Continue Reading The City Law School Library

New Log-In for Databases

Following a recent change you will notice that you now log into an increasing number of online resources through the IT login screen. The new links will make it much easier to move seamlessly between online library resources.  Old links will continue to work in the background as we make this transition. The IT login…Continue Reading New Log-In for Databases

Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November

We will be updating the login for some of our online library resources in the week commencing 23rd November. How will this affect me? This work will affect the way you login to the following online library resources which use the OpenAthens or Institutional login. Westlaw UK Westlaw Books Practical Law Lawtel LexisLibrary Nexis UK…Continue Reading Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November