Library Services offers workshops, appointments and subject specific Library Guides in order to help you develop your research skills. Whether you are a brand new student just starting out, returning to study after a gap and looking to refresh your skills, or a postgraduate aiming to publish your work for the first time, there are…Continue Reading Developing your research skills
What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in March?
March has seen a buzz of activity in CRO, with 190 new research publications being uploaded from across the university. These new additions bring the total number of City’s research outputs available for download or request to nearly 14,000. The infographic below details a breakdown of upload and download figures for the month. Over 20,000…Continue Reading What happened in City Research Online (CRO) in March?
Unlocking the knowledge contained in doctoral theses
In most cases, it takes anywhere between three and five years to write a doctoral thesis and a lot of the content is original research. But until recently, once finished, bound, and the degree has been awarded, the doctoral theses would end up inaccessible to most potential readers. So where are all the theses? At…Continue Reading Unlocking the knowledge contained in doctoral theses
Creative Commons licenses made easy
Creative Commons licenses enable sharing of, and access to, creative works, such as images, scholarly literature or music. Creative Commons in numbers The American non-profit organisation providing Creative Commons licenses was founded in 2001 1.4 billion works were available under a Creative Commons license in 2017 56% of all works available under a Creative Commons license…Continue Reading Creative Commons licenses made easy
The benefits of open access
The principle benefits of open access were first enshrined within the visionary Budapest Open Access Initiative statement released on 14 February 2002 and are still very much alive 16 years later. The convergence of research sharing with technological distribution via the internet, it declared, would create an “unprecedented public good” by facilitating free, unrestricted access…Continue Reading The benefits of open access
Psyched about DPsychs
If you’re in the process of studying to become a practitioner psychologist and preparing to carry out a research project, you will probably want to have at look at past theses submitted by previous City students. You can of course search for theses using CityLibrary Search and/or browse City Research Online, but our Subject Librarian…Continue Reading Psyched about DPsychs
4 things researchers at City should know about Library Services
Are you busy writing your PhD? Finishing off a paper for publication? Or, just thinking about starting a project? Well, the good news is Library Services can help you. And the even better news is that we can help you help yourself too. Here are 4 things you need to know: We have experts dedicated…Continue Reading 4 things researchers at City should know about Library Services