Category: School of Policy & Global Affairs

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

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

Stay up-to-date with The FT.com and The Economist

Do want to keep up with the news but don’t know where to start? Are you interested in politics, business or international relations? Then City Library can help you! You can access the best in international news, analysis and comment from our subscriptions to the Financial Times (FT) and The Economist. The FT.com Every student…Continue Reading Stay up-to-date with The FT.com and The Economist

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

Access the Times Higher Education (THE) online

THE Logo

All City staff and students have access to the Times Higher Education (THE) online via Library Services’s subscription. THE contains global higher education coverage including world university rankings, news, opinions and features. You can read online articles, digital editions and download the app to your own personal device. To set up your THE account, go…Continue Reading Access the Times Higher Education (THE) online

Take a break, win a prize

City of London skyline colouring in sheet.

Here at CityLibrary we think it’s important to remind all of our students and staff about the importance of self-care during the exams and assessment period. Working hard to achieve excellent results can be tough, both mentally and physically. That’s why we like to encourage everyone to #TakeABreak. Whether you go for a walk, get…Continue Reading Take a break, win a prize

More Books: You choose, we’re all ears

We're all ears (poster featuring an image of a furry animal's ears, possibly wallaby).

Since 2013, CityLibrary has given students the chance to help choose the books we have through the More Books scheme.  So far, just over 2000 books have been bought.   You can find a selection of these on display on Levels 4 and 5 of the Northampton Square Library, as well as below in our virtual…Continue Reading More Books: You choose, we’re all ears