Category: Research

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

Library Staff Love #13: Research methods for business students

As it’s the last Library Staff Love feature for 2016, this time we mean business. Well, by ‘we’ I mean Samantha, our Research Librarian for Cass PG & Business; and by ‘business’ I mean specifically: Saunders, M.N.K., Lewis, P. and Thornhill, A. (2016) Research methods for business students (7th ed.) Harlow: Pearson. Here’s why Samantha…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #13: Research methods for business students

Library Staff Love #12: Drama Online

Here at CityLibrary we love drama. Not in a soap opera style showdown-in-the-Staff-Room kind of way, that never happens- no cups of tea have even been spilled in a fit of pique. No, by drama I mean proper drama- plays, playwrights, the RSC, the Almeida; texts, criticism, performance and review. Only the other day one…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #12: Drama Online

Researching the US Election 2016

The US Presidential election takes place in 13 days time. We’ve brought together a range of City Library resources and other useful websites that will help you research the election and the policies and personalities involved. Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask…. US Election Glossary – BBC News What is the…Continue Reading Researching the US Election 2016

Library Staff Love #10: Read For Research

This month’s choice comes from Research Librarian Diane Bell who loves supporting research here at City (which is handy) almost as much as she loves leopards. Diane said: “It’s awesome to work in partnership with our research staff & students to build research collections and create resources. Read for Research allows City research students and…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #10: Read For Research

Open Music Library

The Open Music Library is a new initiative with the aim to  build the world’s most comprehensive open network of digital resources for the study of music. Curated by a community of music scholars, students, teachers and librarians it is free to access and includes peer-reviewed journals books, music scores, with audio and video coming soon…Continue Reading Open Music Library

Library Staff Love #3: City Research Online

For January we thought we’d share Samantha’s nomination for City Research Online (or CRO for short): “I love City Research Online because it’s a great showcase of all the amazing research our academics produce. It’s a repository of different versions of our academics’ work, freely available for anyone to download and benefit from.” Research is shared…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #3: City Research Online

Resource of the month: HeinOnline

What is it? HeinOnline provides full text access to a large number of law and law-related periodicals covering US, UK and international publications. It also includes resources such as: Publications from the European Centre for Minority Issues Pentagon Papers (a collection of papers relating to the US’s involvement in Vietnam from 1945 – 67) US…Continue Reading Resource of the month: HeinOnline

Library Staff Love #1: LISTA

Welcome to our brand new feature, Library Staff Love! Each month, a member of the Library Services team here at City University London will share what they love about the Library and tell you why. Our first recommendation has come from James, who has nominated LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) as his choice….Continue Reading Library Staff Love #1: LISTA