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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

Extended loans

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 7th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 4th of January. 24 hour loans Pop-in on…Continue Reading Extended loans

Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Staff will be popping-up across City this week to find out what you think about Library Services. We want to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make changes for…Continue Reading Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

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

New books for the School of Health Sciences

A Library Services project to enhance the print and e-book collections for health sciences students took place over the summer. New editions and extra copies of more than 50 of your most popular and essential titles were ordered, processed and catalogued and are now available for you to access or borrow. Watch out for the…Continue Reading New books for the School of Health Sciences

JustisOne

Library Services has subscribed to a new online resource, JustisOne, which gives you access to UK case law and legislation. To help you get familiar with it, we will publish a couple of blog posts. In this one, we will give a brief overview on the kind of material you can access and how to…Continue Reading JustisOne

Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

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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!