Category: Online Resources

Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

Read for pleasure book display at Northampton Square Library

People tend to think of academic libraries as places with lots of textbooks and obscure titles for research on the most unimaginable things. Of course, CityLibrary has all that, too, but we have a broad collection of fiction as well! To highlight this, CityLibrary News recently surveyed members of CityLibrary staff to learn what books…Continue Reading Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

Expanding digital resources

Screenshot of the Databases A-Z list.

We’re focused on keeping the collections fresh, up-to-date and evolving – and that’s why we’re pleased to announce the expansion of some key online resources….Continue Reading Expanding digital resources

New Resource: Datastream via WRDS

The Business Library has added a new resource to our extensive collection of financial data sources. We have long had access to the full version of Datastream, which you can access via the Eikon Excel Add-In, and now we are able to also provide access to an abridged version of Datastream via WRDS. Datastream is…Continue Reading New Resource: Datastream via WRDS

CityLibrary search downtime

Screenshot of CityLibrary search results screen showing titles with an e-book available.

At 2am on Tuesday 30th November, CityLibrary search will be unavailable for up to two hours due to a system upgrade. During this period you will not be able to access your library account, search for items, place requests or renew items. We envisage that the upgrade will be completed on time and full service…Continue Reading CityLibrary search downtime

New resource: OverDrive

OverDrive Screenshot

OverDrive is a platform providing access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction e-books. OverDrive works in a slightly different way to our other e-book suppliers, rather than just read books online you can borrow items and read them on the go via an app called Libby.   What can I borrow? All City…Continue Reading New resource: OverDrive

Audit Analytics: Corporate and Legal

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Library Services are pleased to announce that we now have access to Audit Analytics: Corporate and Legal through the WRDS Platform. Audit Analytics is a company intelligence tool useful for topics like investments, accounting, insurance, law, and regulatory issues. We already have the sister dataset to this product, Audit Analytics: Audit and Compliance, which you…Continue Reading Audit Analytics: Corporate and Legal

Connecting students to content with Reading Lists Online

Screenshot of reading lists online.

Reading lists Reading Lists Online offers students quick and easy access to books, e-books, journal articles and websites recommended for the modules they have registered for. Lists are often divided into sections/topics to guide students, with notes added to highlight importance or relevance. If an item on a list has a button labelled ‘Read Online’…Continue Reading Connecting students to content with Reading Lists Online

Business Source Ultimate

Screenshot: menu bar and search box for Business Source Ultimate

We’ve upgraded one of our key academic and trade journal databases for business: Business Source Complete is now Business Source Ultimate. Many of you will have found great articles in this huge database before, and now it’s even bigger and better! Business Source Ultimate provides us with access to journal articles, case studies, company profiles,…Continue Reading Business Source Ultimate

SAGE Campus

Library Services is delighted to introduce our new online training resource SAGE Campus  which supports the teaching and learning of skills and research methods through 250+ hours of structured online learning. The 27 online courses are self-paced and instructor-led and comprise a mixture of SAGE quality content, videos, interactive content and formative assessments. SAGE Campus…Continue Reading SAGE Campus