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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

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

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