Category: The City Law School

Services and Resources Status Updates

Have you ever wondered why a library resource is not working or wanted to check if there is any upcoming system maintenance? You can now quickly do so, by checking our Current status of library services and resources page! We knew that having a centralised place to check would make your life easier, so we worked…Continue Reading Services and Resources Status Updates

CityLibrary online

Books on Level 3 Northampton Square

The buildings might be closed but CityLibrary is most definitely open. Whatever help you need accessing and using Library resources and services, there are lots of ways you can get it, including: Online Chat We have extended our Online Chat service so you can now speak to a member of Library staff online from 9am…Continue Reading CityLibrary online

LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

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Searching for articles? LibKey Nomad is what you need! LibKey Nomad is the Chrome browser extension from Browzine that will help you find copies of either Open Access articles or articles that City subscribes to.   You can download the LibKey Nomad extension from the Chrome Store. You just need to select your institution (City,…Continue Reading LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

Copyright and Online Teaching

The following information about copyright has been compiled by Library Services to assist academic staff in preparing online material for students. Copyright Guide: City has a Copyright Guide. There is a section about Copyright and Lecturing; a lot of the information there is also applicable to preparing resources for online teaching. Digital course readings service: Scans of…Continue Reading Copyright and Online Teaching

Accessing law e-books

Accessing law e-books

Library Services provides all current City students access to a huge range of e-books, on Westlaw, Lexis and other platforms. What subjects are covered? These titles cover a lot of different law topics: Company & Commercial, Crime, Employment, EU and International Law, Family, Land and Property, Litigation, Tort Law and many more. We give you…Continue Reading Accessing law e-books

New books – March 2020

We are adding new books to our collections every month. Use the carousel below to browse a diverse selection of the new titles added between January and March 2020 . 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…Continue Reading New books – March 2020

Liberating CityLibrary

This month we’re excited to launch our new initiative ‘Liberating CityLibrary’ where we’re asking students and staff to recommend books to help us improve the diversity of our collections. We want to increase the range of books in the library written by people from a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) background, books by and…Continue Reading Liberating CityLibrary

Library systems downtime

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Monday 16th – Tuesday 17th December.  As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime during which you will be unable to: login to online resources see book availability through CityLibrary Search request items, or login to your CityLibrary Account to renew items. Please plan ahead to…Continue Reading Library systems downtime

CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

City’s Library Services Team has been awarded the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard.  The standard assesses a huge number of elements and criteria, including feedback from library users, to determine the highest quality service. This is something we could not have achieved if it was not for the help of our wonderful customers, both students…Continue Reading CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

Extended loan periods

To help you prepare for your exams, Library Services is giving you extended loan periods over the Christmas and New Year break.   Seven day loans If you borrow or renew a seven day loan on Friday 6th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 3rd of January. 24 hour loans Pop…Continue Reading Extended loan periods