Tag: E-Resources

The Prospects for Women’s Suffrage

Many of you will have come across the New Statesman, the liberal left-leaning magazine featuring writers such as Laurie Penny, Will Self and the late Christopher Hitchens. But most of you probably haven’t heard of its forerunner, The Athenaeum. Published weekly between 1828 and 1931, The Athenaeum was a highly influential periodical covering topics such…Continue Reading The Prospects for Women’s Suffrage

Financial Times to visit City in February

The Financial Times will be visiting during International City Week in February. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about key international features of the paper including: How to see what’s on the front page of today’s print edition everywhere in the world International columnists and the coverage. The Financial Times at Northampton Square Kylie Gammans…Continue Reading Financial Times to visit City in February

Science Direct: problem solved!

Great news! It seems like ScienceDirect is up and running again. Of course, if you do ever experience any problems accessing Library resources, there are lots of ways you can contact us for help including: Email: library@city.ac.uk Twitter: @CityUniLibrary Online Chat: via the website Actually tell us, in-person: via the Library Service Desk / Roving…Continue Reading Science Direct: problem solved!

Science Direct: access problems

ScienceDirect is a fantastic database covering topics like science, technology, business, management, accounting, health sciences, engineering and social science: making it one of our most popular resources. Unfortunately there is currently a problem affecting access to ScienceDirect: our E-Access Team are working hard to find out more information and solve the problem, but it seems…Continue Reading Science Direct: access problems

CANCELLED: Wednesday 21st June: Library system downtime

This work took place earlier than scheduled.     Between midnight and 9am on Wednesday the 21st June our Library system will be unavailable.  This will means that you will not be able to: Renew any items on your Library account Access any online library resources Use CityLibrary Search This is a result of our suppliers…Continue Reading CANCELLED: Wednesday 21st June: Library system downtime

Library Staff Love #16: Rock’s Backpages

As anyone who has listened to our latest Spotify playlist knows, Librarians have excellent taste in music. We’re not common people. We know our Bachs from our Back for Goods. What we librarians also have excellent taste in is our selection of online resources, which is why for Library Staff Love #16 Alex, our Subject…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #16: Rock’s Backpages

Library systems downtime: Saturday 8pm-midnight

On Saturday 11th March, 8pm-midnight our library systems suppliers will be carrying out maintenance which will result in some intermittent downtime to the following services: Self-issue or return of items Access to e-resources (databases, journals, e-books etc.) Access to CityLibrary Account, including: Renewals Placing requests Paying charges Book availability information in CityLibrary Search Please plan your…Continue Reading Library systems downtime: Saturday 8pm-midnight

No Access to Library Systems – Today

From 09:30-18:00 today, Sunday 22nd January, we are upgrading our Library systems.  This means that there is no: Self-issue or return of items No access to e-resources (databases, journals, e-books etc.) No access to CityLibrary Account, including: Renewals Placing requests Paying charges No book availability information in CityLibrary Search You will be able to borrow and…Continue Reading No Access to Library Systems – Today

5 ways to take a break: Library-style

It could be because it’s exam season. There could be a coursework deadline looming. Either way, you’ve decided to camp out in the Library: you’ve remembered your water, cold snacks, laptop, and those fluffy slippers to keep your feet comfortably cosy. You’re ready-to-go with an all-night revision-a-thon. Your referencing is going to show Harvard who’s…Continue Reading 5 ways to take a break: Library-style

Sunday 22nd Jan – No Access to Library Systems

From 09:30-18:00 on Sunday 22nd January we will be upgrading our Library systems.  This means that there will be no: Self-issue or return of items No access to e-resources (databases, journals, e-books etc.) No access to CityLibrary Account, including: Renewals Placing requests Paying charges No book availability information in CityLibrary Search You will be able to…Continue Reading Sunday 22nd Jan – No Access to Library Systems