Category: Research

5 videos for Business students

Business Library Online Resources: getting started

Attention Business students! Whether you are new to the Business School or you just want to brush up on your academic skills, you can quickly learn about which resources you can use and how to access them with our new Business Library Online Resources videos. They average about 10 minutes in length each and consist…Continue Reading 5 videos for Business students

Eikon and Dealogic

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We are pleased to announce that we have been able to work with two of our suppliers to bring temporary off-campus access to two important resources that are normally only available on specific PCs: Eikon and Dealogic. To get access to either resource, email casslibrary@city.ac.uk from your City email account, and a username and password will…Continue Reading Eikon and Dealogic

LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

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Searching for articles? LibKey Nomad is what you need! LibKey Nomad is the Chrome browser extension from Browzine that will help you find copies of either Open Access articles or articles that City subscribes to.   You can download the LibKey Nomad extension from the Chrome Store. You just need to select your institution (City,…Continue Reading LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

Developing your research skills

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Library Services offers workshops, appointments and subject specific Library Guides in order to help you develop your research skills. 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…Continue Reading Developing your research skills

Improved access to full-text articles via PubMed

Screenshot of an article record on PubMed with the isit@citylibrary? link highlighted.

It’s now easier than ever to check if the articles you’ve found on PubMed are available in full-text via CityLibrary. Use the direct link to PubMed on the Databases A-Z and each time you search and select an article, look for the ‘isit@citylibrary’ link on the top right-hand side of the screen. This link will…Continue Reading Improved access to full-text articles via PubMed

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

What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in March?

March has seen a buzz of activity in CRO, with 190 new research publications being uploaded from across the university.  These new additions bring the total number of City’s research outputs available for download or request to nearly 14,000. The infographic below details a breakdown of upload and download figures for the month. Over 20,000…Continue Reading What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in March?

More Books: You choose, we’re all ears

We're all ears (poster featuring an image of a furry animal's ears, possibly wallaby).

Since 2013, CityLibrary has given students the chance to help choose the books we have through the More Books scheme.  So far, just over 2000 books have been bought.   You can find a selection of these on display on Levels 4 and 5 of the Northampton Square Library, as well as below in our virtual…Continue Reading More Books: You choose, we’re all ears

CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices Survivor Bias Free US Mutual Database

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Do you want a large amount of historical time series data covering security prices, returns and volume data for stock exchanges in the US like the NYSE, AMEX, ARCA and NASDAQ? CRSP is the dataset for you. It is usually pronounced ‘crisp’ and is hosted on WRDS (pronounced like ‘words’), along with research datasets like Compustat,…Continue Reading CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices Survivor Bias Free US Mutual Database

Changes to Literature Online

LION Homepage

Literature Online (LION) has moved to the Proquest platform and is now cross-searchable with ProQuest journals, newspapers, and other relevant content.  The new Literature Online site will be available in parallel with the legacy Literature Online site until August 1, 2019. The new site will be accessible via A-Z Database List and Subject Guides but…Continue Reading Changes to Literature Online