Category: Recommended by our library staff

Easter reading

If you’re looking for a break from studying this Easter weekend why not borrow some light reading from the Library? Fiction is now available at each Library site with collections that include modern and classic titles.   To search for individual titles use CityLibrary Search….Continue Reading Easter reading

Library Staff Love #5: Naxos

With Easter approaching, what better way to enjoy the bank holiday weekend than taking time out to visit the beautiful Greek island of Naxos? With its picturesque Mediterranean setting, gorgeous food and… Oh, wait, sorry. Let me start this post again….* With Easter approaching, what better way to enjoy the bank holiday weekend than taking time…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #5: Naxos

Books of the Irish

Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars. This is partly because of its preeminence in monastic scholarship during the early medieval period, but is there more to Ireland than this? The answer is, of course, yes. Ireland is famous around the world for the massive contribution its writers have made to literature. This…Continue Reading Books of the Irish

Thank you

Did you notice the Library Loves Feedback campaign in February? You may have seen the library staff popping up around the university, soliciting your feedback in exchange for chocolates, pens or post-it notes. Or you might have written a suggestion on one of our feedback walls. Or you may even have gone online to add…Continue Reading Thank you

Resource of the month – World Bank eLibrary

What is the World Bank eLibrary? The World Bank eLibrary offers quick and easy access to nearly 9,000 World Bank books, reports, journals and working papers published since early 1990’s. The Word Bank eLibrary is a very useful resource to find information on global issues such as development policy, climate change and poverty; it covers…Continue Reading Resource of the month – World Bank eLibrary

Happy International Women’s Day: A tribute to Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)

  Marie Curie, who was famous for her discovery of the radioactive element for cancer treatment, was in my opinion one of the greatest women in world history.  She is the only woman so far who has won the Nobel Prize twice and the only person to win in two different scientific disciplines.   The…Continue Reading Happy International Women’s Day: A tribute to Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)

Celebrating International Women’s Day at City Library

Today is International Women’s Day. On this day every year we celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women from around the world. City University is proud of its female staff. Whether they have achieved great successes outside of the workplace or led impactful research on a range of issues that affects people from around the world,…Continue Reading Celebrating International Women’s Day at City Library

Try our new look Library Services Training Calendar

We’ve revamped the Library Services Training Calendar to give it a fresh modern look and brand new functionality. What’s changed?  We now have one calendar for all training across Library Services – no separate calendars for The Law Libraries and Cass Business School. Just filter by library to see the workshops nearest to you. The calendar…Continue Reading Try our new look Library Services Training Calendar

Do You Want  More?

More Books that is…. City University Library has been running the More Books scheme now for 3 years, and we have bought thousands of books through it. What is it? Students recommend books that they think should be on our shelves. The book can either be a new title for us to buy, or another…Continue Reading Do You Want  More?

Library Staff Love #4: Bins

Garbage. Dumpster. Trash can. The humble dustbin comes in a variety of forms and synonyms, none more exciting than the dazzling array of new multi-purpose bins we have across all the Library sites. Simon B in particular is a big fan of our new bins and wanted to share with everyone just why he loves…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #4: Bins