Tag: City Law School

Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November

We will be updating the login for some of our online library resources in the week commencing 23rd November. How will this affect me? This work will affect the way you login to the following online library resources which use the OpenAthens or Institutional login. Westlaw UK Westlaw Books Practical Law Lawtel LexisLibrary Nexis UK…Continue Reading Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November

Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you’re assigned to write an essay? Do you struggle to manage your time effectively? Do you want to get better at sitting exams? Our colleagues in the Academic Skills Team are hosting a series of Study Skills webinars that address these common challenges and more. These webinars are designed…Continue Reading Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Services and Resources Status Updates

Have you ever wondered why a library resource is not working or wanted to check if there is any upcoming system maintenance? You can now quickly do so, by checking our Current status of library services and resources page! We knew that having a centralised place to check would make your life easier, so we worked…Continue Reading Services and Resources Status Updates

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 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

Want help with your citing and referencing?

Are you confused about Harvard citing and referencing, or do you need a refresher on the basics? Good citing and referencing can help: Structure your written work Follow good academic practice Give your written work credibility Avoid plagiarism by crediting other people’s work. If you want some help with your citing and referencing, then the…Continue Reading Want help with your citing and referencing?

Oxford Reports on International Law

Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) is a database which brings together decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals, with: Analytical commentary Full text of the opinions of the court Lists of cases and instruments cited The case law within ORIL is divided into modules, you can access…Continue Reading Oxford Reports on International Law

CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

If you are planning to catch up on some studying and/or exam revision over the festive holidays then check out our opening hours and plan ahead: ………. From Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December the Northampton Square Library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm….Continue Reading CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

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

Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

Print books are great, but sometimes they can be incredibly popular- so what can you do if the title you want is in high demand? One option is to access the book digitally. We have access to thousands of e-books, including those Essential items on your Reading Lists. We’ve crunched the numbers to find out…Continue Reading Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online