Category: School of Health Sciences

25 interdisciplinary books you must read now

Summer is a great time to expand your mind. During the year, you can find it too busy to read up on all the stuff that has piqued your interest;  but there’s nothing better than taking the time to explore new ideas and find out more about what’s going on. It’s good for inspiration and…Continue Reading 25 interdisciplinary books you must read now

Great TV shows for rainy days

Normally the last thing you want to be doing over summer is to be cooped up in inside. You want to be out and about meeting friends and having fun in the sun. But let’s be honest, there’s going to be quite a few rainy days this summer. Quite a few? Okay, a lot. We…Continue Reading Great TV shows for rainy days

Library staff’s favourite summer reads

Summer’s all about finding a good book, a nice patch of sun, and relaxing. Well that and a few other things, but either way the library loves curling up with a good book. Here’s a list of the favourite books of members of library staff including some great beach reads and airport novels. Enjoy.  …Continue Reading Library staff’s favourite summer reads

Overall winners of Sustainability City Awards

Library Services have only gone done it again.  Here at Library Services we work very hard to improve our environmental impact and to promote sustainability to everyone at City. This week we have been awarded Overall Winner of City’s Sustainability League for the second year running. We faced some very stiff competition from some very tough and capable…Continue Reading Overall winners of Sustainability City Awards

Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Given up on new year’s resolutions and office decluttering projects but still hoarding lots of research references?  Maybe you would like to try a new reference management software. ProQuest RefWorks  is a new, updated online reference management tool available to staff, students and alumni of City, University of London.  It can be integrated into your…Continue Reading Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Celebrating LGTBQ+ History at CityLibrary

This month we have been celebrating UK LGTBQ+ History Month. This year is extra special as it celebrates the 50 year anniversary of the Sexual Offences Bill 1967. This bill saw the legalisation of homosexual acts between consenting males over 21 in England and Wales. Did you know that Islington has seen many key events in…Continue Reading Celebrating LGTBQ+ History at CityLibrary

Greetings of the Season from CityLibrary

 We want to buy you a present, this festive season. Christmas is coming and our More Books collection is getting fat. You can now make your request via our new bookmark bauble. Pick one up from any City library and fill in the back to take part. #CityLibraryChristmas #MoreBooks #cityunilibrary #cityunilibraryxmas A photo posted by…Continue Reading Greetings of the Season from CityLibrary

Meet the team: School of Health Sciences

Our Subject Librarians in the School of Health Sciences support staff and students with their learning, teaching and research activities. They do this by: ensuring that the books on your reading lists are up to date and available in the library offering staff and students 1-2-1 support via appointment delivering library training sessions on literature…Continue Reading Meet the team: School of Health Sciences

Extended Library Opening

https://vine.co/v/iXP3gEqlpBw Following the success of 24/7 opening in January, we will once again be opening 24/7 at Northampton Square Library and Cass Learning Resource Centre in the lead up to and during the spring assessment periods to give you more time to use the Library for revision and preparation for exams and assignments. From Tuesday…Continue Reading Extended Library Opening

Happy International Women’s Day: A tribute to Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)

  Marie Curie, who was famous for her discovery of the radioactive element for cancer treatment, was in my opinion one of the greatest women in world history.  She is the only woman so far who has won the Nobel Prize twice and the only person to win in two different scientific disciplines.   The…Continue Reading Happy International Women’s Day: A tribute to Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)