Category: Recommended by our library staff

Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)

The Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) provides access to archives of the online version of the Physical Review published by the American Physical Society, dating back to the founding of the review in 1893. PROLA articles cover a variety of subjects in physics including:…Continue Reading Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)

ESDU Validated Engineering Data

The Engineering Sciences Data Unit (ESDU) has over 80 years’ experience in providing authoritative, reliable engineering design data and methods to engineers and designers. ESDU covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, mechanical, structural and process engineering: and it’s available via CityLibrary….Continue Reading ESDU Validated Engineering Data

Digimap (Ordnance Survey)

Screenshot of an ordnance survey map on Digimap.

Digimap is an online map and data delivery service that allows users to view and create up-to-date maps of any location in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey data. City students and staff can use Digimap to view, annotate, download and print maps….Continue Reading Digimap (Ordnance Survey)

Sunday Times Digital Archive

Two front pages from the Sunday Times Digital Archive.

The Sunday Times Digital Archive provides access to the full print run of the Sunday Times from 1822 to 2006. It contains full-page scans of the paper, including images, cartoons, and adverts, in an easily-searchable format. You can run a basic keyword search from the landing page, or select the ‘Advanced Search’ option to target…Continue Reading Sunday Times Digital Archive

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

Reading about LGBT+ lives in February and beyond…

As LGBT+ History Month comes to an end, we want to highlight some of the books chosen by the City community to celebrate and honour LGBT+ lives. You recommended these titles through our Liberating CityLibrary scheme. So far, you’ve recommended page-turning memoirs such as Firebird by Mark Doty and We Have Always Been Here by…Continue Reading Reading about LGBT+ lives in February and beyond…

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month

A picture of LGBT flags on Library Help desk

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

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