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Black History Month 2021

Black History Month book display at Northampton Square Library

October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom when we focus on celebrating the contributions of black communities to this country and the wider world, as well as remembering the experiences and injustices of black people in the past and still today. Although the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic are still being felt, there are…Continue Reading Black History Month 2021

New books and other resources at the Library

It’s a new dawn…, it’s a new term…., and it’s new books and other resources at the Library! Indeed, people tend to think of summer as a quieter time for libraries, but we have been busy making sure there’s a lot on offer for the start of term. Whether you are a new or returning…Continue Reading New books and other resources at the Library

Three ways to “librify” your summer

The summer’s here, so there is no point in accessing the Library, right? – WRONG. It might actually be one of the best times of year to delve into everything your Library account offers as there are no pressing deadlines to stand in your way to explore everything you can access and to focus on…Continue Reading Three ways to “librify” your summer

New JSTOR e-books

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As part of our continuous process of acquiring and trialing new resources for your studies, we have recently added over 4,500 new JSTOR e-books to our catalogue. This is especially good news for those who are currently working on their assignments or dissertations. If you are looking for new resources to use for your project,…Continue Reading New JSTOR e-books

March spotlight: Women’s History Month

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As we celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, and Women’s History Month throughout the month, we thought it’d be a brilliant opportunity to highlight some of the resources available in the Library. The purpose of this day and month is to uphold women’s achievements, recognise challenges, and focus greater attention on women’s…Continue Reading March spotlight: Women’s History Month

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month

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February is when we celebrate the LGBT+ History Month, to coincide with the abolition of Section 28 in the UK. Although we’re currently living in the era of social distancing to protect each other during the pandemic, there are plenty of events and activities to get involved in to celebrate and remember the history, contributions…Continue Reading Celebrating LGBT+ History Month

More books? – More Books!

It’s a new year, a new term… but did you know that you can request new books, too? More Books is a scheme that allows our undergraduates and postgraduates suggest books that would be useful for their studies. It might be for a project you’re working on, an area you wish to explore in your…Continue Reading More books? – More Books!

Three things to help you unwind over the festive break

It’s been a tough year for most of us, but now it’s almost over. Although some of you might have assignments coming up, we really hope you might find a little bit of time to sit down comfortably, relax, and recharge for a bit during the winter break. So, here you will find some of…Continue Reading Three things to help you unwind over the festive break

Getting stuck with your assignments?

Books about study skills, on display shelves.

Do you sometimes feel confused and unsure where to start when an assignment deadline is approaching? Do you think your writing or argumentation skills could benefit from a little push? Fret not, there are various teams at the University that are here to give you all the support you need….Continue Reading Getting stuck with your assignments?

Black History Month

An image of Black History Month book display at City Library last year

October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom, when we pay special attention to the often untold history, experiences, and contributions of black people to this country and to the wider world. The Black Lives Matter events have brought to the forefront the issues of systemic racism and social inequalities. Whatever our skin colour,…Continue Reading Black History Month