Category: School of Science & Technology

Library Loves Loaning Laptops

A hand reaching for a laptop and removing it from a cabinet.

Library Services are excited to announce that a laptop loan service for undergraduate students is now available from the Northampton Square Library, thanks to special funding from City’s undergraduate student hardship and widening participation programme….Continue Reading Library Loves Loaning Laptops

Explore the UK with Digimap

An aerial view of central London, centred on Buckingham Palace.

Digimap is an online service that allows you to create maps of any location in the UK using Ordnance Survey map data. As well as OS topographic data, you can view a range of information including: Historic maps, from 1846 to 1996; Geological maps and data; Nautical charts and a range of maritime features; Environmental…Continue Reading Explore the UK with Digimap

Top tips for borrowing books

Books displayed on shelves.

It’s now easier than ever to manage your library account, keep your loans up to date and get hold of the books you need. Here are our top tips:…Continue Reading Top tips for borrowing books

New database: Food Science Source

The Library now has a subscription to the Food Science Source database, via the EBSCOhost platform. Food Science Source is a full text database providing access to articles from journals, magazines and trade publications covering issues relating to the food industry. More than 1,000 key food industry and market reports are also included. Whilst the…Continue Reading New database: Food Science Source

More Books – How to choose books for the library…

Did you know that you can choose books for the library to buy? Most books in the library are bought when a lecturer tells their subject librarian what books are needed, while others appear on the shelf when a subject librarian has identified some gaps in the collection, and some are donated because they are…Continue Reading More Books – How to choose books for the library…

The Turing Test and Artificial Intelligence

In an article written in 1950, computing pioneer Alan Turing proposed a way of testing how well a computer could imitate a human being.  This test, which he called the imitation game, has become known as the Turing Test and, 30 years ago in November 1991, a competition, the Loebner Prize, was first set up…Continue Reading The Turing Test and Artificial Intelligence

Senate House Library

Senate House Library is the central library for the University of London and School of Advanced Study. City students and staff can join Senate House Library for free and gain access to one of the UK’s largest academic libraries for arts, humanities, and social sciences with over 2 million books, 50 special collections and 1,800 archival…Continue Reading Senate House Library

Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)

The Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) provides access to archives of the online version of the Physical Review published by the American Physical Society, dating back to the founding of the review in 1893. PROLA articles cover a variety of subjects in physics including:…Continue Reading Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)

ESDU Validated Engineering Data

The Engineering Sciences Data Unit (ESDU) has over 80 years’ experience in providing authoritative, reliable engineering design data and methods to engineers and designers. ESDU covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, including aerospace, mechanical, structural and process engineering: and it’s available via CityLibrary….Continue Reading ESDU Validated Engineering Data

Digimap (Ordnance Survey)

Screenshot of an ordnance survey map on Digimap.

Digimap is an online map and data delivery service that allows users to view and create up-to-date maps of any location in Great Britain using Ordnance Survey data. City students and staff can use Digimap to view, annotate, download and print maps….Continue Reading Digimap (Ordnance Survey)