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.
Every student at City gets their very own FT account, which gives access to the entire site, including apps for phones and tablets, up-to-date news and information and all the FT’s articles. All you need to do is register. Don’t worry if you’re not interested in finance – the FT also includes commentary on politics, economics and the arts.
Registering for the FT.com:
Step 1: Go to www.ft.com and select Sign In
Step 2: Enter your City email address and select Next
Step 3: Select SSO Sign in and enter City username and password e.g. abcd123
Step 4: Complete the registration form. Make sure you use your City email address. Accept the terms and conditions and select continue.
Step 5: You will receive an email at your City account from the FT. To complete setting up your account, you need to set up a password. Follow the prompt in the email to do this.
The Economist’s primary focus is world events, politics and business, but it also runs regular sections on science and technology, as well as books and the arts. City Library’s subscription to The Economist.com includes access to the current print edition online and previous editions going back to 1997.
Access The Economist.com via the Databases A-Z list. Once on the webpage ignore any links asking you to log in or subscribe – you have access to the full site courtesy of City Library!
If you have any questions about either the FT or The Economist you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.