Category: Library Resources

Black Futures Month at CityLibrary

October is when City, University of London celebrates Black Futures Month. This year’s theme is Saluting Our Sisters and at CityLibrary, we have a display with all kind of genres available. The choice ranges from essay collections,  science fiction, biographies, and contemporary fiction.   There are also two lists on the Overdrive website and the Libby app…Continue Reading Black Futures Month at CityLibrary

Multi-Factor Authentication enabled for Library Services

A screenshot of a login window with a City logo, requesting to enter a verification code sent to a phone number.

By the end of day on Wednesday 5th July City’s Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) will have been enabled for all Library resources. MFA is already active for Library room bookings, appointments and workshops. MFA for the Library’s online resources will be enabled today, 4th July. MFA for your Library account will be enabled on Wednesday afternoon,…Continue Reading Multi-Factor Authentication enabled for Library Services

Banned Books

If you’ve visited the library at Northampton Square recently, you may have noticed our new display of banned books. Throughout history, books have been burned, withdrawn, suppressed, and censored by organisations such as governments and religious institutions. Just last year, the American Library Association documented over 1,200 challenges to books held in libraries and schools,…Continue Reading Banned Books

Pride at CityLibrary

Pride-themed book display .

In celebration of Pride month, CityLibrary has all kinds of resources to explore this June. Whether you want to learn about the history of the movement or catch up on a beautifully told fictional story, there’s something for everyone.     Kanopy has plenty of interesting leisure viewing, with some of the standouts being Derek…Continue Reading Pride at CityLibrary

Films on Kanopy: as recommended by CityLibrary staff

A collage of different film covers, including Last Night in Soho, The Lighthouse and others

Some of you might remember our blogpost and book display from last year, where we surveyed all the lovely librarians working at CityLibrary about their favourite novels from the Library’s collection. This time, we wanted to find out what everyone’s favourite cinematographic finds on Kanopy were. The result is a vibrant playlist of a great…Continue Reading Films on Kanopy: as recommended by CityLibrary staff

#LibraryEurovision: Library celebrates Eurovision

A collage of covers of some of the books and films and music featured in Library Eurovision

It’s the middle of exam season when the going tends to get tough, so we wanted to try and bring you some light-hearted joy to make you smile and allow you to #TakeABreak from studies for a bit. As the UK is hosting one of the biggest pop culture events in the the world –…Continue Reading #LibraryEurovision: Library celebrates Eurovision

Have a right Royal weekend with CityLibrary resources

Happy Coronation weekend to all of you celebrating the crowning of King Charles III. Did you know, you can find tons of Royal-themed content in our collections?…Continue Reading Have a right Royal weekend with CityLibrary resources

Take a Break book displays

Bookshelves containing book displays for Travel through time, wellbeing and study skills.

As part of our #TakeABreak campaign to support you through the busy and sometimes stressful exam period, we have created some book displays with resources designed to help you. Our displays focus on three key areas to help you achieve your best results, read more about each display below. Take a Break – Travel through…Continue Reading Take a Break book displays

#TakeABreak with CityLibrary this Summer

CityLibrary branded reusable mug and scrunchy bags.

With exam season here again, it’s time for CityLibrary to launch our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can, and will, help you achieve better results….Continue Reading #TakeABreak with CityLibrary this Summer