Category: School of Health Sciences

Copyright training with a difference!

Copyright: the Card Game This session provides guidance in an innovative, interactive and fun way, to becoming more confident about copyright, and copying and re-using resources in the context of teaching. It is a team game which has been widely played at universities all over the world (most recently, to my knowledge, in Uruguay), and…Continue Reading Copyright training with a difference!

Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

Print books are great, but sometimes they can be incredibly popular- so what can you do if the title you want is in high demand? One option is to access the book digitally. We have access to thousands of e-books, including those Essential items on your Reading Lists. We’ve crunched the numbers to find out…Continue Reading Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

The Practising Midwife: online access

The Practising Midwife, a key peer reviewed journal for students and staff working in maternity services, is now available to read online via the Library website. Individual full-text articles can be discovered using CityLibrary Search, or you can browse to a specific issue via our Journals A-Z: simply log-in using your City Username and Password…Continue Reading The Practising Midwife: online access

New online resource – Times Higher Education (THE)

Library Services are pleased to announce that all City staff and students now have access to the Times Higher Education (THE) online. The THE contains global higher education coverage including world university rankings, news, opinions and features. Read online articles, digital editions and download the app to your device. To set up your Times Higher…Continue Reading New online resource – Times Higher Education (THE)

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks return for 24/7 Opening

As part of our exam season offering, Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks will return to Northampton Square Library. To help you plan and organise your exam preparation, Library Services are offering Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks on weekdays from 30th April – 8th June. Sessions of two or three hours are available from 9am to…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks return for 24/7 Opening

Online resources update for School of Health Sciences

CINAHL Complete The library has upgraded CINAHL database from CINAHL Plus with Full Text to CINAHL Complete which allows access to more full text journal articles. CINAHL provides contents mostly in nursing specialties but it also covers general health and medicine, speech and language pathology, radiography, psychology and more. CINAHL Complete can be accessed via…Continue Reading Online resources update for School of Health Sciences

Radiographers: the professionals behind the medical images and the treatment

World Radiography Day is celebrated on the 8th November which marks the discovery of x-rays on 8th November 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (Society and College of Radiographers, 2017) who later won the very first Nobel prize in 1901 (Novelprize.org, 2014). Have you met a radiographer? Most of us probably would have, whether it is…Continue Reading Radiographers: the professionals behind the medical images and the treatment

Reading Well

Today is World Mental Health Day. Library Services and the Student Counselling and Mental Health Service have worked collaboratively to bring students and staff a selection of self-help resources which have been displayed together in this new self-help resource page (select the book jacket to find availability in the Library). This resource includes a large selection of books…Continue Reading Reading Well

Library Workshops for the School of Health Sciences

During October Subject Librarians from the School of Health Sciences will be running a range of library workshops for students, researchers and academics. These workshops have been designed to help you get the most out of Library resources and develop effective research skills. Booking is essential for all workshops and can be completed by visiting our Library…Continue Reading Library Workshops for the School of Health Sciences

A very short introduction to all the knowledge of the world

Summer breaks are the perfect time to read around different subjects and explore the world in more detail. A perfect way to do this is the Very Short Introductions series published by Oxford University Press. Over 500 books have been published on various subjects, written by academic experts in an accessible and engaging style. Covering everything from…Continue Reading A very short introduction to all the knowledge of the world