Tag: Northampton Square

Book Study Spaces

Study spaces

Need somewhere to work quietly and comfortably?  Desks for studying at the Northampton Square and Business School Libraries are available to book on the CityLibrary website.  There are study spaces with and without PCs and computers with financial resources.  Access to the Library is only available to students and staff who have items to collect or have booked individual study spaces. You must book ahead of…Continue Reading Book Study Spaces

Financial databases on site access

Computers in the Financial Resources Zone Resources

We are pleased to announce that Financial resources on site are now available to students. For those of you able to come to campus, 12 terminals are currently available in the Business School at Bunhill Row, and 6 terminals at Northampton Square Library will be available from Monday 5th October….Continue Reading Financial databases on site access

Limited Library Services on campus

While we continue to provide the comprehensive online support via chat, Ask Us and online appointments, we are now also introducing limited access to study spaces and PCs, as well as to requesting items via a Click & Collect service.   These services are by appointment only, so in order to be able to visit…Continue Reading Limited Library Services on campus

LGBT+ History Month in the Library

LGBT+ History Month Display on Level 5 of Northampton Square Library

As you might have noticed from the colourful flags on Library Help Desks, celebration of LGBT+ History Month at CityLibrary is in full swing. So why not look behind the flags and find what else we have in store? If you are at Northampton Square Library this February, stop by the book display on Level…Continue Reading LGBT+ History Month in the Library

Northampton Square Library, Level 6

Photo of desks on Level 6 of the Northampton Square Library.

Great news! The silent study space on Level 6 of the Northampton Square Library has now reopened, providing nearly 200 silent study spaces. We had to close the floor for the autumn term to allow disruptive surveying work to take place:  this was in preparation for the proposed development of Level 7. The additional silent…Continue Reading Northampton Square Library, Level 6

The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Thank you for helping us celebrate 125 years of City. As our anniversary year draws to a close we would like to remind you that Part 2 of the exhibition The Story of City: life, learning and legacy will run until the end of December, so please visit while you can. The exhibition is open…Continue Reading The Story of City exhibition – ending soon

Extended loan periods

To help you prepare for your exams, Library Services is giving you extended loan periods over the Christmas and New Year break.   Seven day loans If you borrow or renew a seven day loan on Friday 6th December you won’t have to bring it back until Friday the 3rd of January. 24 hour loans Pop…Continue Reading Extended loan periods

Seasonal opening hours

Image of a snowman in CityLibrary colours and #CityLibraryXmas

The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Friday 27th and Tuesday 31st December, 2019. Security staff will be present, and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service machines as usual. If you are planning to visit the Library to study or revise over the festive holidays, then check…Continue Reading Seasonal opening hours

From the Archives: City and Space

Colonel James Irwin (centre left) and Professor Grigory Tokaty (centre right) and at the reception for the Apollo 15 astronauts at City in 1971. Various other figures stand behind the two men.

by Stephen Penton and Conor Jackson City Archive holds a number of pieces of material relating to space and space travel. This all relates to today’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics. One of the earliest departments when the Northampton Institute was founded in 1897 was Mechanical Engineering, and soon after in 1909 City was…Continue Reading From the Archives: City and Space

Silent Study at Northampton Square

B411c silent study space

Returning students will notice that Level 6 is closed for refurbishment as part of our wider work to develop the library estate. Levels 4 and 5 are still available for silent study.  In addition to the silent spaces inside the Library, we have transformed B411c into a silent study room.  You can access this new…Continue Reading Silent Study at Northampton Square