Category: Service Announcements

#TakeABreak this January

Happy new year! So, exam revision and coursework deadlines are a top priority right now. It’s a busy time of year trying to juggle competing demands and responsibilities. That’s why each year Library Services launches our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can, and will, help you achieve better…Continue Reading #TakeABreak this January

24/7 opening for January exams

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The Northampton Square and Business libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Monday 9th January to Friday 27th January, 2023 (Business until 20th January). Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight….Continue Reading 24/7 opening for January exams

CityLibrary’s seasonal opening hours

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The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Tuesday 27th and Saturday 31st December. The Library will close for New Year’s Day and then be open again on Monday 2nd January 2023, 10am to 6pm. Security staff will be on duty and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service…Continue Reading CityLibrary’s seasonal opening hours

Library Loves Loaning Laptops

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Library Services are excited to announce that a laptop loan service for undergraduate students is now available from the Northampton Square Library, thanks to special funding from City’s undergraduate student hardship and widening participation programme….Continue Reading Library Loves Loaning Laptops

Top tips for borrowing books

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It’s now easier than ever to manage your library account, keep your loans up to date and get hold of the books you need. Here are our top tips:…Continue Reading Top tips for borrowing books

Getting your copyright right

Screenshot of the updated Copyright Guidance Notice.

You may have noticed when you print, photocopy or scan material at City, that there is a guidance notice displayed next to the multi-functional device (MFD) you use. This guidance notice is issued by the Copyright Licencing Agency (CLA)….Continue Reading Getting your copyright right

21st – 24th June: Library services during public transport disruption

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Between 21st  and 24th June our services will be impacted by public transport disruption. On Tuesday 21st June all libraries will be closed, but our online enquiry service will operate as usual. From Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th June, normal opening hours are planned at the Northampton Square and Business Libraries, subject to staff availability;…Continue Reading 21st – 24th June: Library services during public transport disruption

Northampton Square Library, Level 4 – temporary closure

Level 4 of the Northampton Square Library will be closed from Monday 13th June 2022 due to refurbishment works. This means access to silent study spaces, the computer lab and part of the book collection with shelfmarks 303-329, will not be available. There may be some noise during this period and so you may find…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library, Level 4 – temporary closure

Access to Bloomberg

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Since October 2020, we have been able to provide you with remote access to Bloomberg, in addition to our terminals on campus. Bloomberg offered this temporary disaster recovery model to support universities through the pandemic, whilst access to on campus terminals was limited. We have now been informed by Bloomberg that their temporary remote access…Continue Reading Access to Bloomberg

#TakeABreak and win a prize

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You’ve been reading, writing, revising and now you’re in need of a time out, a distraction, something to divert your attention. It’s time to #TakeABreak. How about a puzzle? Over the next few weeks, when you stop to grab a drink or snack, why not pick up one of our perplexing puzzles too? We’ll be…Continue Reading #TakeABreak and win a prize