Tag: Books

Extended loan periods

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 6th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 3rd of January. 24 hour loans Pop…Continue Reading Extended loan periods

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

Book moves at Northampton Square

Books on Level 3 Northampton Square

Over the summer we installed nearly 700 metres of shelving on Level 3 and moved 1.2 km of books to spread the library stock across three levels of Northampton Square Library; the same length as Oxford Street from Oxford Circus to Marble Arch stations!  As a result you will see some empty shelves on Level…Continue Reading Book moves at Northampton Square

New title: High Risk Pregnancy, 5th edition

Screen shot of High Risk Pregnancy title page on Cambridge Core platform.

The latest edition of High Risk Pregnancy: Management Options is now available to access online – simply log-in with your username and password. Alternatively, log-in to Cambridge Core direct and then search for ‘High Risk Pregnancy’ (we’ll be adding direct links from CityLibrary Search soon). Fully updated to reflective the latest evidence and best practice,…Continue Reading New title: High Risk Pregnancy, 5th edition

Take a closer look at e-books

Screenshot of CityLibrary search results screen showing titles with an e-book available.

You’ve probably noticed that many of the items on your reading lists come as e-books. E-books are great in several ways: They’re available 24/7 They can be accessed on and off campus They’re often great for readers using assistive software You won’t ever have to worry about forgetting to renew them on time You can…Continue Reading Take a closer look at e-books

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

Image of CityWolf looking at books on Wolf-themed topics, e.g. Wolf Hall

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

Introducing Wordery

Library Services have teamed up with Wordery to provide City students and staff with access to their very own online bookshop.  Offering free standard worldwide delivery on over 10 million titles, Wordery is one of the fastest growing online bookshops. You will find links to Wordery within your Reading list; price and estimated delivery times…Continue Reading Introducing Wordery

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