Category: Research

City’s institutional repository receives a makeover

This week, City Library is excited to unveil the new and improved City Research Online (CRO), the open access repository showcasing research by City staff and research students. Learn more about the changes on our citylibresearchers blog.  …Continue Reading City’s institutional repository receives a makeover

City Research Online (CRO) to be closed for maintenance

City Research Online (CRO) will be unavailable between 2am and 8am on Tuesday 31st July 2018 due to scheduled system maintenance. CRO is expected to be back online at the scheduled time, however, the period of unavailablility could potentially extend until 12pm. For more information please contact publications@city.ac.uk. The library apologises for any inconvenience caused….Continue Reading City Research Online (CRO) to be closed for maintenance

ACT on ACCEPTANCE: make the REF 2021

What is Act on Acceptance? From 1st April 2018, changes to UKRI’s open access policy (formerly HEFCE) require researchers to submit their work to City Research Online within 3 months of acceptance to be eligible for the next REF. As soon as you know your research will be published in a peer-reviewed journal, or conference proceedings,…Continue Reading ACT on ACCEPTANCE: make the REF 2021

Psyched about DPsychs

If you’re in the process of studying to become a practitioner psychologist and preparing to carry out a research project, you will probably want to have at look at past theses submitted by previous City students. You can of course search for theses using CityLibrary Search and/or browse City Research Online, but our Subject Librarian…Continue Reading Psyched about DPsychs

ORCID: how to set up a unique researcher identifier

ORCID – Open Researcher and Contributor ID – is a persistent digital identifier which distinguishes individual researchers. If you are carrying out research at City, you may want to register for an ORCID.  Your ORCID can also be linked to your City Research Online record. For more information on the benefits of having an ORCID…Continue Reading ORCID: how to set up a unique researcher identifier

New Resource: New York Times Archive

Library Services now provides access to the  New York Times Archive 1851-2013. The newspaper which has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other title, covers both US and international news, politics, science, technology and the arts. As well as offering full –text page images, the archive is integrated with the New York Times Index which allows…Continue Reading New Resource: New York Times Archive

4 things researchers at City should know about Library Services

Are you busy writing your PhD? Finishing off a paper for publication? Or, just thinking about starting a project? Well, the good news is Library Services can help you. And the even better news is that we can help you help yourself too. Here are 4 things you need to know: We have experts dedicated…Continue Reading 4 things researchers at City should know about Library Services

Science Direct: access problems

ScienceDirect is a fantastic database covering topics like science, technology, business, management, accounting, health sciences, engineering and social science: making it one of our most popular resources. Unfortunately there is currently a problem affecting access to ScienceDirect: our E-Access Team are working hard to find out more information and solve the problem, but it seems…Continue Reading Science Direct: access problems

Resource of the month: Oxford Competition Law

Oxford Competition Law (OCL) is a database which combines world-renowned commentaries, authoritative peer-reviewed national case reports and analysis from EU member states. It also includes electronic access to “Bellamy and Child: European Union Law of Competition”, “Whish & Bailey: Competition Law” and “Faull & Nikpay: The EU Law of Competition”. How do I access it?…Continue Reading Resource of the month: Oxford Competition Law

Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Given up on new year’s resolutions and office decluttering projects but still hoarding lots of research references?  Maybe you would like to try a new reference management software. ProQuest RefWorks  is a new, updated online reference management tool available to staff, students and alumni of City, University of London.  It can be integrated into your…Continue Reading Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks