Tag: e-books

New resource: OverDrive

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OverDrive is a platform providing access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction e-books. OverDrive works in a slightly different way to our other e-book suppliers, rather than just read books online you can borrow items and read them on the go via an app called Libby.   What can I borrow? All City…Continue Reading New resource: OverDrive

Limited access via CityLibrary Search, 30th May 2021

One of the suppliers of our online resources will be carrying out essential maintenance from 2am Sunday 30th May to 2am Monday 31st May. As a result, there’ll be a short period of time when links to journals, articles and books via CityLibrary Search may not work for up to 24 hours during this period….Continue Reading Limited access via CityLibrary Search, 30th May 2021

Library systems downtime on Tuesday 13th April

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Our Library systems are being upgraded during the day on Tuesday 13th April 2021. As a result, there’ll be a short period of time when you won’t be able to:…Continue Reading Library systems downtime on Tuesday 13th April

Getting stuck with your assignments?

Books about study skills, on display shelves.

Do you sometimes feel confused and unsure where to start when an assignment deadline is approaching? Do you think your writing or argumentation skills could benefit from a little push? Fret not, there are various teams at the University that are here to give you all the support you need….Continue Reading Getting stuck with your assignments?

Finding your dream job

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Now that the summer’s here and you have less on your plate studies-wise, it can be a good time not only to have a breather, but also to take a moment and focus on the bigger picture. What is the job you would like to land after your studies? What are the tips and tricks…Continue Reading Finding your dream job

New e-books to help you study at home

We’re constantly updating our collections so that you can access the best resources possible. Over the last few weeks we have been busy adding new e-books to CityLibrary Search: some of these are brand new titles, including those chosen by you through one of our Recommend a book for purchase schemes; others are digital versions…Continue Reading New e-books to help you study at home

Extra online resources – temporary access

In order to support students, academics and researchers during the coronavirus pandemic, a number of academic publishers are choosing to make some of their content temporarily free to access online. We’ve created a special Library Guide to highlight the resources which are now available to you, with instructions on how to access them if a…Continue Reading Extra online resources – temporary access

Keep calm and carry on recommending digital books for us to purchase

Our More Books, Read for Research and Liberating CityLibrary schemes are open for business. If there’s a title we don’t have in the collection which you think we should, tell us. Each scheme is different, so chose the option which best meets your needs: More Books (students only) Tell us what’s missing from the collections,…Continue Reading Keep calm and carry on recommending digital books for us to purchase

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