Category: Library Loves

LFW stands for Library Fashion W…month, right?

Fashion display at Northampton Square Library

With the buzz of London Fashion Week surrounding us, CityLibrary couldn’t help but highlight some of the more fashionable sections of our collections that many might not know we have. Regardless of whether you are a fashionista or not, you might find something captivating here. Fashion embodies a lot more than the newest trends on…Continue Reading LFW stands for Library Fashion W…month, right?

LGBT+ History Month in the Library

LGBT+ History Month Display on Level 5 of Northampton Square Library

As you might have noticed from the colourful flags on Library Help Desks, celebration of LGBT+ History Month at CityLibrary is in full swing. So why not look behind the flags and find what else we have in store? If you are at Northampton Square Library this February, stop by the book display on Level…Continue Reading LGBT+ History Month in the Library

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 Loves Feedback: 18th to 24th November 2019

Image featuring text advertising Library Loves Feedback.

Once again Library Staff will be popping-up across City to find out what you think about Library Services. We want to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback makes a difference: we use it to help plan and make changes for…Continue Reading Library Loves Feedback: 18th to 24th November 2019

Find your Library Guide

City Library Guides bring together the essential resources in your subject area and connect you quickly and easily to information about Library Services. From the Library Guides homepage select your school to see the Subject Guides relevant to you. In each of these guides your Librarians have gathered together the most important resources for you…Continue Reading Find your Library Guide

More Books: You choose, we’re all ears

We're all ears (poster featuring an image of a furry animal's ears, possibly wallaby).

Since 2013, CityLibrary has given students the chance to help choose the books we have through the More Books scheme.  So far, just over 2000 books have been bought.   You can find a selection of these on display on Levels 4 and 5 of the Northampton Square Library, as well as below in our virtual…Continue Reading More Books: You choose, we’re all ears

Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Staff will be popping-up across City this week to find out what you think about Library Services. We want to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make changes for…Continue Reading Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Loves… Feedback: 19th February – 23rd 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 will  be goodies on offer and the chance to win £10 in Print Credit by entering our prize draw. Your…Continue Reading Library Loves… Feedback: 19th February – 23rd February

Take a break

At this time of year you’ll be busy revising and preparing for your exams, and many of you will be spending a lot of time in the Library, especially as we’re open 24/7. But it’s important to remember that taking rest breaks, eating and sleeping are extremely important activities too: health and wellbeing are crucial…Continue Reading Take a break

Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November

All this week Library Staff will be popping-up across the University to find out what you think about Library Services. We’d like to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make…Continue Reading Library Loves Feedback Pop-Ups: 20th-24th November