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Seasonal opening hours

Image of a snowman in CityLibrary colours and #CityLibraryXmas

The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Friday 27th and Tuesday 31st December, 2019. Security staff will be present, and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service machines as usual. If you are planning to visit the Library to study or revise over the festive holidays, then check…Continue Reading Seasonal opening hours

Hold that thought: Mind Mapping with MindGenius

Understanding, organising and retaining information can be challenging. While studying and working we often need to compose and organise our written work, understand complex topics and retain information. Mindmapping can be an excellent tool to help us meet these challenges. Depending on the task at hand mindmapping can be useful for almost everyone, but can…Continue Reading Hold that thought: Mind Mapping with MindGenius

Silent Study at Northampton Square

B411c silent study space

Returning students will notice that Level 6 is closed for refurbishment as part of our wider work to develop the library estate. Levels 4 and 5 are still available for silent study.  In addition to the silent spaces inside the Library, we have transformed B411c into a silent study room.  You can access this new…Continue Reading Silent Study at Northampton Square

RESOLVED: Ongoing issues with iPad loans

This issue has now been resolved and we are able to issue out iPads to current students and staff once again.   We are currently unable to issue any iPads due to problems with the software used to manage the collection. IT are working with the software supplier to resolve these as soon as possible,…Continue Reading RESOLVED: Ongoing issues with iPad loans

Autumn Specials

This autumn Library Services will host a series of drop-in sessions and workshops at the Northampton Square and Cass Libraries. These sessions form our Library Services Autumn Specials. They will be an excellent opportunity to meet the people behind these resources and learn about how to get more out of library resources. See the table…Continue Reading Autumn Specials

Bookable library spaces

Our Technobooths and Pods on Level 3 of Northampton Square Library are now available to book for quiet collaborative work.  Students can book these spaces for a maximum of two hours per day, up to two weeks in advance.  You can book these online through our new look bookings pages. Technobooths are ideal for working…Continue Reading Bookable library spaces

Book moves at Northampton Square

Books on Level 3 Northampton Square

Over the summer we installed nearly 700 metres of shelving on Level 3 and moved 1.2 km of books to spread the library stock across three levels of Northampton Square Library; the same length as Oxford Street from Oxford Circus to Marble Arch stations!  As a result you will see some empty shelves on Level…Continue Reading Book moves at Northampton Square

Library Services on Thursday 4th July

To allow for a staff development event on Thursday 4th July Library sites will be open for reference and self-service only. Access on that day will only be available to City University students, staff and registered Library users. Normal opening hours will apply. Staffed services will resume at 9am on the following day, Friday 5th July….Continue Reading Library Services on Thursday 4th July

Northampton Square Level 4 works

Some minor alterations are taking place on Level 4 of Northampton Square Library from now until 19th July. Level 4 will remain open with the stock available throughout the works, but there will be considerable noise; you may wish to study elsewhere. Silent study areas and PCs rooms remain available on Levels 5 and 6….Continue Reading Northampton Square Level 4 works

Northampton Square Level 6: temporary closure

Level 6 of Northampton Square Library will be closed on Monday 3rd June – Wednesday 5th June for maintenance.  Silent study spaces and PCs will be available on Levels 4 and 5 of the Library. We have scheduled this work outside our peak times in order to minimise disruption….Continue Reading Northampton Square Level 6: temporary closure