Category: Service Announcements

Reduced hours

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Library Services is 100% committed to supporting both the study needs and wellbeing of all of our students, staff and library users. With this in mind, we’re making a number of changes to how we do things in order to make sure your access to resources and services continues with as minimal disruption as possible…Continue Reading Reduced hours

Extended loans and longer chats

Library Services has auto-renewed the majority of items which were due back from March 9th onwards until June, and any new items borrowed will also be extended longer than normal. There are a few instances where this hasn’t been possible – if this is the case with any of your items please get in touch…Continue Reading Extended loans and longer chats

Accessing law e-books

Accessing law e-books

Library Services provides all current City students access to a huge range of e-books, on Westlaw, Lexis and other platforms. What subjects are covered? These titles cover a lot of different law topics: Company & Commercial, Crime, Employment, EU and International Law, Family, Land and Property, Litigation, Tort Law and many more. We give you…Continue Reading Accessing law e-books

Northampton Square Library, Level 6

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Great news! The silent study space on Level 6 of the Northampton Square Library has now reopened, providing nearly 200 silent study spaces. We had to close the floor for the autumn term to allow disruptive surveying work to take place:  this was in preparation for the proposed development of Level 7. The additional silent…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library, Level 6

Library systems downtime

We are upgrading our library systems overnight Monday 16th – Tuesday 17th December.  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 systems downtime

CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

City’s Library Services Team has been awarded the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard.  The standard assesses a huge number of elements and criteria, including feedback from library users, to determine the highest quality service. This is something we could not have achieved if it was not for the help of our wonderful customers, both students…Continue Reading CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Thank you for helping us celebrate 125 years of City. As our anniversary year draws to a close we would like to remind you that Part 2 of the exhibition The Story of City: life, learning and legacy will run until the end of December, so please visit while you can. The exhibition is open…Continue Reading The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Extended loan periods

To help you prepare for your exams, Library Services is giving you extended loan periods over the Christmas and New Year break.   Seven day loans If you borrow or renew a seven day loan on Friday 6th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 3rd of January. 24 hour loans Pop…Continue Reading Extended loan periods

24/7 opening at Northampton Square and Cass

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Thursday 2nd January to Friday 17th January, 2020. Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight. Detailed opening hours can be…Continue Reading 24/7 opening at Northampton Square and Cass

Seasonal opening hours

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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