Category: NSQ

Bookable booths at Northampton Square

In response to your feedback in focus groups and Student Experience Committees we are trialling bookable Technobooths on Level 3 at Northampton Square during the busy 24/7 period (23rd April – 31st May). The four Technobooths can be booked for up to three hours per day during library staffed hours and are equipped with a PC,…Continue Reading Bookable booths at Northampton Square

Northampton Square Library Level 3: Saturday 6th April

Level 3 of the Northampton Square Library will be closed from 10am until 5pm tomorrow, Saturday 6th April, for essential maintenance work. Level 2 remains open for group study, and Level 4-6 are open for silent study.  …Continue Reading Northampton Square Library Level 3: Saturday 6th April

Redesigning the Library Bookings pages

Screenshot of one of the booking page options.

We are giving our bookings pages a new look and want your input. Below are two screen shots for the design of the front page, have a look and let us know which you would find easier to use by clicking on the voting options below. Option A: bookings by category   Option B: bookings…Continue Reading Redesigning the Library Bookings pages

Return of 24/7 opening

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during City’s main exam and assessment period. Cass Learning Resource Centre: Monday 25th March – Friday 3rd May Northampton Square Library: Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 31st May Bookable study spaces will be available at both sites to…Continue Reading Return of 24/7 opening

The Annual Register: a record of world events

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The Annual Register is a year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. From 1758 to 1789, Edmund Burke was the editor and main contributor to this publication.  The Annual Register, as well as being a record of events, used to include reviews of important books, reproduction of state papers, historical sketches,…Continue Reading The Annual Register: a record of world events

Email reminders

Last night’s upgrade to our system prevented our email reminders from being sent out.  Our suppliers are working to resolve this and we will send them out later today.  In the mean time, you can log in to your Library Account to view the due dates of your items and renew them if necessary….Continue Reading Email reminders

Library system downtime: March 11th-12th

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Monday 11th – Tuesday 12th March.  As a result you may experience intermittent periods of downtime during which you will be 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…Continue Reading Library system downtime: March 11th-12th

Article access: scheduled maintenance Saturday 9th February

Due to scheduled maintenance by one of our suppliers,  direct ejournal and Journal Article links  from CityLibrary Search, Reading Lists, and Google Scholar will not work on Saturday 9th February. The maintenance will start at 1am on Saturday and last for up to 24 hours. Links to journals from the Journals A-Z, and the Is it  @CityLibrary…Continue Reading Article access: scheduled maintenance Saturday 9th February

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening