Category: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Sunday Times Digital Archive

Two front pages from the Sunday Times Digital Archive.

The Sunday Times Digital Archive provides access to the full print run of the Sunday Times from 1822 to 2006. It contains full-page scans of the paper, including images, cartoons, and adverts, in an easily-searchable format. You can run a basic keyword search from the landing page, or select the ‘Advanced Search’ option to target…Continue Reading Sunday Times Digital Archive

Music Online

A selection of scores and stills from performances from Musi Online.

Music Online is a wide-ranging database of scores, recordings, videos, and reference works for music and dance. It’s a fantastic resource for music scholars, musicians at all levels, and anyone with an interest in a wide range of streaming music and performance. Once you’ve logged in with your usual City credentials, you can search the…Continue Reading Music Online

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

The RILM logo on a background of sheet music.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a global bibliography of writings on music dating back more than 60 years. While some full text resouces are available, RILM is primarily useful for searching the abstracts of a wide-ranging catalogue of articles across multiple languages. You’ll find abstracts from journals and magazines from six continents. Abstracts are…Continue Reading RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

New Log-In for Databases

Following a recent change you will notice that you now log into an increasing number of online resources through the IT login screen. The new links will make it much easier to move seamlessly between online library resources.  Old links will continue to work in the background as we make this transition. The IT login…Continue Reading New Log-In for Databases

Library workshops and specialist support

Library themed word cloud.

Did you know you can attend Library workshops to support your studies and research? Or, that you can book an appointment with a Subject Librarian for expert help?…Continue Reading Library workshops and specialist support

Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you’re assigned to write an essay? Do you struggle to manage your time effectively? Do you want to get better at sitting exams? Our colleagues in the Academic Skills Team are hosting a series of Study Skills webinars that address these common challenges and more. These webinars are designed…Continue Reading Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Services and Resources Status Updates

Have you ever wondered why a library resource is not working or wanted to check if there is any upcoming system maintenance? You can now quickly do so, by checking our Current status of library services and resources page! We knew that having a centralised place to check would make your life easier, so we worked…Continue Reading Services and Resources Status Updates

LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

Library themed word cloud.

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

Copyright and Online Teaching

The following information about copyright has been compiled by Library Services to assist academic staff in preparing online material for students. Copyright Guide: City has a Copyright Guide. There is a section about Copyright and Lecturing; a lot of the information there is also applicable to preparing resources for online teaching. Digital course readings service: Scans of…Continue Reading Copyright and Online Teaching

New books – March 2020

We are adding new books to our collections every month. Use the carousel below to browse a diverse selection of the new titles added between January and March 2020 . Click on any cover to see where the book is located or to place a request. Want to recommend a book? Tell us what’s missing…Continue Reading New books – March 2020