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CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

City’s Library Services Team has been awarded the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard.  The standard assesses a huge number of elements and criteria, including feedback from library users, to determine the highest quality service. This is something we could not have achieved if it was not for the help of our wonderful customers, both students…Continue Reading CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Thank you for helping us celebrate 125 years of City. As our anniversary year draws to a close we would like to remind you that Part 2 of the exhibition The Story of City: life, learning and legacy will run until the end of December, so please visit while you can. The exhibition is open…Continue Reading The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

24/7 opening at Northampton Square and Cass

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Thursday 2nd January to Friday 17th January, 2020. Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight. Detailed opening hours can be…Continue Reading 24/7 opening at Northampton Square and Cass

New titles for School of Health Sciences

Print and e-book collections for School of Health Sciences students have been updated and expanded over the summer. Brand new titles, latest editions, plus extra copies of essential titles were ordered, processed and catalogued and are now available for you to access or borrow. Watch out for the latest version of your favourite textbook on…Continue Reading New titles for School of Health Sciences

Improved access to full-text articles via PubMed

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It’s now easier than ever to check if the articles you’ve found on PubMed are available in full-text via CityLibrary. Use the direct link to PubMed on the Databases A-Z and each time you search and select an article, look for the ‘isit@citylibrary’ link on the top right-hand side of the screen. This link will…Continue Reading Improved access to full-text articles via PubMed

New look Westlaw launched

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Exciting news! Westlaw has been updated to include some brand new and improved features, with the new platform going live from today. City students and staff will still be able to log-in directly using your username and password. Some of the changes include: Folders:  the new platform will provide improved folder capabilities, annotation and sharing…Continue Reading New look Westlaw launched

Take a break, win a prize

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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

The Annual Register: a record of world events

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The Annual Register is a year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. From 1758 to 1789, Edmund Burke was the editor and main contributor to this publication.  The Annual Register, as well as being a record of events, used to include reviews of important books, reproduction of state papers, historical sketches,…Continue Reading The Annual Register: a record of world events

Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

To keep up to date with what’s happening across Library Services why not subscribe to CityLibrary News? We regularly post stories on topics such as brand new online resources, the latest textbooks purchased, campaigns like Take a Break and service updates, e.g. on our opening hours or bookable study spaces during the exam period. Plus we’re…Continue Reading Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

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We’re always impressed with the dedication displayed by City students, especially during the exam period when our libraries are full of focused individuals from morning until midnight. But we’re also keen to make sure you’re all taking of yourself, and of each other, during what can be a stressful time for many: having regular study…Continue Reading Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period