Category: School of Health Sciences

Liberating CityLibrary

This month we’re excited to launch our new initiative ‘Liberating CityLibrary’ where we’re asking students and staff to recommend books to help us improve the diversity of our collections. We want to increase the range of books in the library written by people from a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) background, books by and…Continue Reading Liberating CityLibrary

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

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

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

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

New titles for School of Health Sciences

Print and e-book collections for School of Health Sciences students have been updated and expanded over the summer. Brand new titles, latest editions, plus extra copies of essential titles were ordered, processed and catalogued and are now available for you to access or borrow. Watch out for the latest version of your favourite textbook on…Continue Reading New titles for School of Health Sciences

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

New and updated Library Guides for Health Sciences

We are excited to announce Governmental, news and statistical resources, a new Library Guide for School of Health Sciences students, researchers and academics. It provides access to: Governmental websites from the Department of Health & Social Care and its associated agencies such as the Care Quality Commission and Public Health England Websites covering health issues from…Continue Reading New and updated Library Guides for Health Sciences

Find your Library Guide

City Library Guides bring together the essential resources in your subject area and connect you quickly and easily to information about Library Services. From the Library Guides homepage select your school to see the Subject Guides relevant to you. In each of these guides your Librarians have gathered together the most important resources for you…Continue Reading Find your Library Guide