How to browse subject-specific content on Kanopy

Screenshot of Psychology titles on Kanopy.

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Head over to Overton

Screenshot of search results on the Overton database.

Library Services now subscribes to Overton, a database of policy documents, parliamentary transcripts, government guidance and think-tank research. Documents and citations from thousand of organisations worldwide (related to a range of disciplines) is available and updated weekly. There are also pre-prepared searches for information related to City, University of London, meaning you can start exploring…Continue Reading Head over to Overton

#TakeABreak is back for January

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Happy new year and welcome to exam season! Okay, these next few weeks might be stressful for many of you. With that in mind, why not #TakeABreak? You’ll be reading, writing and revising with great intensity, which means you’ll be in need of a time-out: a distraction, something to divert your attention. It could be…Continue Reading #TakeABreak is back for January

24/7 opening of Northampton Square Library in January

The Northampton Square Library will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Monday 8th January to Friday 26th January, 2024. 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 found…Continue Reading 24/7 opening of Northampton Square Library in January

Christmas and New Year opening hours

GIF of College Building and snow falling in black & white.

The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December and between Wednesday 27th and Sunday 31st December. The Library will close for New Year’s Day and then be open again on Tuesday 2nd January 2023, 8.30am to midnight. Security staff will be on duty and yule be…Continue Reading Christmas and New Year opening hours

Book Display Highlights of 2023

As the year draws to a close, now is a time to reflect on what happened and the perfect subject to think about is books. Over the course of 2023, CityLibrary ran a wide range of displays from the fun to the serious and educational. At CityLibrary, we made sure to have plenty of leisure…Continue Reading Book Display Highlights of 2023

Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023

A book display for Islamophobia Awareness Month.

This month we are supporting Islamophobia Awareness Month, a campaign aiming to showcase the positive contributions of Muslims and raise awareness of Islamophobia in modern society. The goal of this year’s campaign is to connect people from diverse backgrounds through the transformative power of storytelling. Join the conversation using the official hashtag #MuslimStories. Our new…Continue Reading Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023

Level 6 has reopened

Sunlight beaming across study desks and chairs on Level 6 of Northampton Square Library, with the PC room in the background.

Good news! Level 6 of the Northampton Square Library is open again following building and maintenance work over the summer.   New windows have been installed across Levels 5 and 6, and along with the replacement radiators also put in throughout the Library, this represents the latest set of works aimed at improving your study…Continue Reading Level 6 has reopened

Disability History Month at CityLibrary

A book display for Disability History month.

Explore Disability History Month at CityLibrary with a wide range of resources ready to borrow. Level 5 of Northampton Square Library has a book display that has everything from graphic novels, essay collections, poetry, and autobiographies. The Ebook Central Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collection has more books relating to disability but also to other areas…Continue Reading Disability History Month at CityLibrary

Digital tools to enhance your studies

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The start of the academic year is the perfect time to try out new ways of working. In this post, we will cover three accessibility tools available at City, and how they can help anyone that thinks and learns in a different way. Simply log into AppsAnywhere and search for ‘Read&Write’ and ‘MindGenius’ or open…Continue Reading Digital tools to enhance your studies