Category: GIP

Access to online journals – tonight

Due to a system upgrade you will not be able to access some of our online journals through CityLibrary Search and other links overnight tonight. The Journals A-Z will also not work during this time. This work has been scheduled to take place between 1am and 4am on Saturday 17th February to have minimal impact…Continue Reading Access to online journals – tonight

Library systems: planned downtime

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Tuesday 13th – Wednesday 14th February. As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime where you are unable to: login to online resources see book availability through CityLibrary Search request items, or login to your Library Account to renew items Please plan ahead to conduct research…Continue Reading Library systems: planned downtime

Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

We can confirm our opening times for the holiday period. Northampton Square Library From Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December the library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm. The library will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Tuesday 26th December inclusive. We will be open…Continue Reading Revising for your exams or studying over the Christmas break?

Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!

Back in September we launched our Getting to Know CityLibrary competition with some fantastic prizes up for grabs: and, excitingly, we can now reveal who our lucky winners are!   So congratulations to: Brigi Fijo: winner of the top prize, a free day pass to CitySport! Taking home Library Study Packs full of fantastic books…Continue Reading Getting to Know CityLibrary: competition winners announced!

Law Resources: JustCite

What is JustCite? JustCite is a legal search engine and citator that indexes and cross references case law and legislation from the UK, Ireland, and other common law jurisdictions. It does not provide full text results, however it provides links to full text content on other databases, such as Westlaw and LexisLibrary. Why is JustCite…Continue Reading Law Resources: JustCite

OSCOLA Tutorial

The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is a guide to legal citation and it is the standard citing and referencing format used by The City Law School. Citing what you have read to complete an assignment is not only important to avoid plagiarism, but it also makes your argument stronger.  …Continue Reading OSCOLA Tutorial

Getting to Know CityLibrary

The first “Getting to Know CityLibrary” competition has started today! To take part, grab a card at Freshers’ Fair or Induction Week and answer the four questions on the back. Don’t worry, if you miss these events, you can still pick one at any of our Library Service Desks. What can you win? Our first…Continue Reading Getting to Know CityLibrary

Meet the team: Law Team

The Law Team works across two libraries, Gray’s Inn Place Library and Innovation Centre Library, which you can access using your City card. The team makes sure both libraries run smoothly throughout the week, checking the environment and answering students’ questions. All City students are welcome to study at the Law Libraries, but the available…Continue Reading Meet the team: Law Team

Advanced notice: Library systems downtime overnight 4th – 5th September

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Monday 4th September – Tuesday 5th September.  As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime where you are unable to: login to online resources see book availability through CityLibrary Search request items, or login to your CityLibrary Account to renew items. Please plan ahead to conduct…Continue Reading Advanced notice: Library systems downtime overnight 4th – 5th September

Changes to accessing online resources

Today we are making some changes to our login screens for access to: Your City Library Account Online resources Requesting items These should make the pages much more user friendly. As a result you may experience some brief disruption to accessing the resources today, Tuesday 29th August.  This should not last too long.  If you…Continue Reading Changes to accessing online resources