Tag: journalism

Stay up-to-date with The FT.com and The Economist

Do want to keep up with the news but don’t know where to start? Are you interested in politics, business or international relations? Then City Library can help you! You can access the best in international news, analysis and comment from our subscriptions to the Financial Times (FT) and The Economist. The FT.com Every student…Continue Reading Stay up-to-date with The FT.com and The Economist

New databases: EIU Country Data and EIU Market Indicators and Forecasts

We are pleased to introduce two new databases to our collection: EIU Country Data and EIU Market Indicators and Forecasts. These databases have widespread applications across the disciplines, including Economics and Journalism. EIU Country Data is an economic indicators database covering 200 countries and 45 regional aggregates. Global in coverage, EIU Country Data includes forecasts,…Continue Reading New databases: EIU Country Data and EIU Market Indicators and Forecasts

The Annual Register: a record of world events

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The Annual Register is a year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. From 1758 to 1789, Edmund Burke was the editor and main contributor to this publication.  The Annual Register, as well as being a record of events, used to include reviews of important books, reproduction of state papers, historical sketches,…Continue Reading The Annual Register: a record of world events

Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

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The database World-Check Country Risk Ranking from Thomson Reuters is now available for use inside the library. What does it do? World-Check Country Risk Ranking provides a current ranking of countries based on political, economic and criminal factors from hundreds of independent sources and international organisations, including the World Bank, Financial Action Task Force, OECD…Continue Reading Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

Charlton Heston, Vietnam and the NUS Grants Campaign

City has a long tradition of its student publications featuring strong and politically charged editorials stretching right back to its founding as the Northampton Institute in the 1890s. Take this edition of Beacon from May, 1968 as an example: The front cover features a quote from a Royal Shakespeare Company production of a play called…Continue Reading Charlton Heston, Vietnam and the NUS Grants Campaign

From the archive: The Beacon

The Archives Group at City Library are responsible for maintaining and preserving City’s Archives and Special Collections. We are currently working on a number of exciting projects to make the content more accessible to staff, students and external researchers. In our new series From the archive, each month we’ll be selecting a collection from the…Continue Reading From the archive: The Beacon

Get the PressReader app for your phone or tablet

Download the PressReader app to access your favourite news and magazine titles on the move. This includes over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 97 countries in 54 languages in full colour, full page format. PressReader offers offsite access to the platform on your mobile device, courtesy of City Library. This means that registered library users…Continue Reading Get the PressReader app for your phone or tablet

New Resource: New York Times Archive

Library Services now provides access to the  New York Times Archive 1851-2013. The newspaper which has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other title, covers both US and international news, politics, science, technology and the arts. As well as offering full –text page images, the archive is integrated with the New York Times Index which allows…Continue Reading New Resource: New York Times Archive

Ms Setsuko Thurlow visits City

Last Week City was privileged to host Ms Setsuko Thurlow who discussed her experiences in Hiroshima in 1945. Ms Setsuko Thurlow was in the UK to receive the Ahmadiyya Muslim Prize for the Advancement of Peace on Saturday. A Canadian citizen, she has previously received the Order of Canada Medal, the highest honour for Canadian…Continue Reading Ms Setsuko Thurlow visits City