Category: Library Resources

Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

Read for pleasure book display at Northampton Square Library

People tend to think of academic libraries as places with lots of textbooks and obscure titles for research on the most unimaginable things. Of course, CityLibrary has all that, too, but we have a broad collection of fiction as well! To highlight this, CityLibrary News recently surveyed members of CityLibrary staff to learn what books…Continue Reading Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

LGBT+ History Month 2022

A photo of LGBT+ History Month's display of print books

February is LGBT+ History Month, marked each year to coincide with the abolition of Section 28 back in 2003. It’s time when we pay extra attention to try and break the silence that surrounds the lives of people who do not fit the conventional ideas about sexuality and gender. We look back at the histories…Continue Reading LGBT+ History Month 2022

Top 10 library workshops to kick off 2022

  Happy New Year! We’re starting off 2022 with some exciting library workshops to support your studies and research….Continue Reading Top 10 library workshops to kick off 2022

Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

The exam season is upon us all, and in the midst of all the worrying about the assignment deadlines and assessments it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Here are some of our wellbeing tips: Take a break: look through the window, stretch your legs, do a puzzle for a bit…Continue Reading Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

Bookable individual study spaces

Bookable individual study spaces are returning at Northampton Square Library for the January assessment period. The bookable spaces are on Level 4 and Level 5 of the library and can be found on the Spencer Street side of University Building. Students can book a space to study for up to three hours, a maximum of five times a…Continue Reading Bookable individual study spaces

Take A Break through the Holiday and Exam Season

While studying, especially when working for exams, it is always important to stop every now and again to take a break.  There are so many ways that you can do this.  You could just get up and walk around outside, stretch your legs, have a drink or something to eat. And, being a library, CityLibrary…Continue Reading Take A Break through the Holiday and Exam Season

Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

Study Skills book display

So it’s that time of year – the time of exams and assignments. As frightening and stressful they may seem, fret not as there are resources out there to help you with your productivity, structure of your studies and general academic skills. First of all, have a look at the quick study guides on StudentHub…Continue Reading Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

New Resource: Datastream via WRDS

The Business Library has added a new resource to our extensive collection of financial data sources. We have long had access to the full version of Datastream, which you can access via the Eikon Excel Add-In, and now we are able to also provide access to an abridged version of Datastream via WRDS. Datastream is…Continue Reading New Resource: Datastream via WRDS

More Books – How to choose books for the library…

Did you know that you can choose books for the library to buy? Most books in the library are bought when a lecturer tells their subject librarian what books are needed, while others appear on the shelf when a subject librarian has identified some gaps in the collection, and some are donated because they are…Continue Reading More Books – How to choose books for the library…