Category: Online Resources

British Standards Online (BSOL)

British Standards Online (BSOL) is the flagship online collection of British Standards, compiled by the British Standards Institute: and you have full-text access via CityLibrary….Continue Reading British Standards Online (BSOL)

Music Online

A selection of scores and stills from performances from Musi Online.

Music Online is a wide-ranging database of scores, recordings, videos, and reference works for music and dance. It’s a fantastic resource for music scholars, musicians at all levels, and anyone with an interest in a wide range of streaming music and performance. Once you’ve logged in with your usual City credentials, you can search the…Continue Reading Music Online

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

The RILM logo on a background of sheet music.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a global bibliography of writings on music dating back more than 60 years. While some full text resouces are available, RILM is primarily useful for searching the abstracts of a wide-ranging catalogue of articles across multiple languages. You’ll find abstracts from journals and magazines from six continents. Abstracts are…Continue Reading RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

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

Limited access via CityLibrary Search, 30th May 2021

One of the suppliers of our online resources will be carrying out essential maintenance from 2am Sunday 30th May to 2am Monday 31st May. As a result, there’ll be a short period of time when links to journals, articles and books via CityLibrary Search may not work for up to 24 hours during this period….Continue Reading Limited access via CityLibrary Search, 30th May 2021

Library systems downtime on Tuesday 13th April

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Our Library systems are being upgraded during the day on Tuesday 13th April 2021. As a result, there’ll be a short period of time when you won’t be able to:…Continue Reading Library systems downtime on Tuesday 13th April

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

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

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

Getting stuck with your assignments?

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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?