With the end of term and vacation not far around the corner, CityLibrary have released details of available services through the festive period. Continue reading CityLibrary’s open during the holidays
We are pleased to announce that the Business Library at Bunhill Row will re-open on Monday, 16th November from 09:00 – 21:00. Monday to Friday. Bookable study spaces, PCs and specialist financial terminals will be available in addition to a click and collect service for requested books.
Please ensure you book a study space or PC in advance. Track and trace will be in operation via QR code check-in for bookable spaces and, in accordance with University guidelines, all Library users are required to wear a face covering when using Library spaces unless exempt from doing so.
Library users are advised to check the Library website for current information about service availability.
While we continue to provide the comprehensive online support via chat, Ask Us and online appointments, we are now also introducing limited access to study spaces and PCs, as well as to requesting items via a Click & Collect service.
These services are by appointment only, so in order to be able to visit campus, you will need to confirm you slot, as University Security has to be notified of your visit in advance.
Library Services is 100% committed to supporting both the study needs and wellbeing of all of our students, staff and library users.
With this in mind, we’re making a number of changes to how we do things in order to make sure your access to resources and services continues with as minimal disruption as possible throughout the coming weeks:
Library closure, increased online services
From 5pm Friday 20th March the Northampton Square Library will be closed until further notice – all opening times can be found on our website.
- We have extended our Online Chat hours to 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday.
All physical items borrowed since 9th March have had the loan period extended and now won’t be due back until 1st June.
Library Services subscribe to a wide range of online resources and e-books and we’ve spent the last couple of weeks increasing our e-book availability as much as we can; we’re also working closely with publishers to try gain extra access to titles and publications too.
- Wherever possible we’ve made digital course readings available via Reading Lists Online.
If an item you need is not available online, please contact us via email@example.com or on 020 7040 8191 to discuss what options might be available.
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Whether you are a brand new student just starting out, returning to study after a gap and looking to refresh your skills, or a postgraduate aiming to publish your work for the first time, there are lots of ways in which we can provide support, guidance and advice at a time and a place when you need it.
Dedicated Subject and Research Librarians along with Copyright specialists and our Digital Repository team are available to assist on an individual basis, or by providing embedded information literacy workshops tailored to individual course content and module requirements.
We also provide a range of opportunities for you to access help including: Help Desks staffed 7 days a week, Online Chat, and our Ask Us service: and we’re proud to have recently been awarded Customer Service Excellence accreditation.
All of our online services and resources can be accessed via the Library website, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as long as you have an internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, laptop, PC or other connected device.
And we’re always looking to improve our services and support too, so please do contact us with your feedback, comments and suggestions.
The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Thursday 2nd January to Friday 17th January, 2020.
Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight.
Detailed opening hours can be found on the Library website.
We would like to thank everyone in advance for showing consideration to local residents when entering and exiting the buildings during 24/7 opening.
If you have any questions or comments about 24/7 opening, please contact our User Services Team.
The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Friday 27th and Tuesday 31st December, 2019. Security staff will be present, and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service machines as usual.
If you are planning to visit the Library to study or revise over the festive holidays, then check out our opening hours and plan ahead.
All libraries will reopen on Thursday 2nd January, with Northampton Square and Cass libraries open 24/7 until the January exam period is wrapped-up.
Please note: access for SCONUL users is permitted during Library-staffed hours but restricted during 24/7: see the Library website for more information.
Returning students will notice that Level 6 is closed for refurbishment as part of our wider work to develop the library estate.
Levels 4 and 5 are still available for silent study. In addition to the silent spaces inside the Library, we have transformed B411c into a silent study room. You can access this new silent study space by taking the lift or stairs from the refectory end of the Level 1 walkway to the 4th floor and following signs to Silent Study.
B411c will be open Monday-Friday 08:30-18:00.
As part of the ongoing refurbishment work at Bunhill Row, Cass Learning Resource Centre (LRC) will be closed for a further period from Tuesday, 3rd September to Sunday, 8th September, inclusive. Continue reading Cass Library Refurbishment 3rd-8th September 2019
To allow for a staff development event on Thursday 4th July Library sites will be open for reference and self-service only.
Access on that day will only be available to City University students, staff and registered Library users.
Normal opening hours will apply. Staffed services will resume at 9am on the following day, Friday 5th July.