Category: School of Policy & Global Affairs

Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Autumn Specials: A series of drop-in sessions at Northampton Square and Cass Libraries

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 Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

World-Check Country Risk Ranking screenshot

The database World-Check Country Risk Ranking from Thomson Reuters is now available for use inside the library. What does it do? World-Check Country Risk Ranking provides a current ranking of countries based on political, economic and criminal factors from hundreds of independent sources and international organisations, including the World Bank, Financial Action Task Force, OECD…Continue Reading Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

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

New Resource – Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Oxford DNB includes 60,000 biographies, 11,000 portraits and 250 podcasts. The biographies are concise, up-to-date and written by named, specialist authors. It is overseen…Continue Reading New Resource – Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

Psyched about DPsychs

If you’re in the process of studying to become a practitioner psychologist and preparing to carry out a research project, you will probably want to have at look at past theses submitted by previous City students. You can of course search for theses using CityLibrary Search and/or browse City Research Online, but our Subject Librarian…Continue Reading Psyched about DPsychs

The Prospects for Women’s Suffrage

Many of you will have come across the New Statesman, the liberal left-leaning magazine featuring writers such as Laurie Penny, Will Self and the late Christopher Hitchens. But most of you probably haven’t heard of its forerunner, The Athenaeum. Published weekly between 1828 and 1931, The Athenaeum was a highly influential periodical covering topics such…Continue Reading The Prospects for Women’s Suffrage

New Resource: Bloomsbury Popular Music

The Library now provides access to Bloomsbury Popular Music a database which includes the entire Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, the 33 1/3 series and an expanding range of scholarly books.  Database features include: Search, browse and filter content by music genre, artist name, topic, and country Artist Pages containing curated links to relevant content for each artist World Map enabling…Continue Reading New Resource: Bloomsbury Popular Music