Tag: Research

LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

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Searching for articles? LibKey Nomad is what you need! LibKey Nomad is the Chrome browser extension from Browzine that will help you find copies of either Open Access articles or articles that City subscribes to.   You can download the LibKey Nomad extension from the Chrome Store. You just need to select your institution (City,…Continue Reading LibKey Nomad, a useful tool for research

New books – March 2020

We are adding new books to our collections every month. Use the carousel below to browse a diverse selection of the new titles added between January and March 2020 . Click on any cover to see where the book is located or to place a request. Want to recommend a book? Tell us what’s missing…Continue Reading New books – March 2020

Developing your research skills

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Library Services offers workshops, appointments and subject specific Library Guides in order to help you develop your research skills. Whether you are a brand new student just starting out, returning to study after a gap and looking to refresh your skills, or a postgraduate aiming to publish your work for the first time, there are…Continue Reading Developing your research skills

CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices Survivor Bias Free US Mutual Database

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Do you want a large amount of historical time series data covering security prices, returns and volume data for stock exchanges in the US like the NYSE, AMEX, ARCA and NASDAQ? CRSP is the dataset for you. It is usually pronounced ‘crisp’ and is hosted on WRDS (pronounced like ‘words’), along with research datasets like Compustat,…Continue Reading CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices Survivor Bias Free US Mutual Database

CityLibrary makes History

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On Tuesday, November 27th, CityLibrary will take part in History Day for the first time. History Day is an annual event at Senate House bringing together libraries, archives and associated organisations to create a programme of drop-in talks and a fair designed to inspire and support researchers. CityLibrary staff will have a stall in the main…Continue Reading CityLibrary makes History

Resource of the month: British Library Newspapers

The British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. The collection includes national and regional newspapers with special attention paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the…Continue Reading Resource of the month: British Library Newspapers

The benefits of open access

The principle benefits of open access were first enshrined within the visionary Budapest Open Access Initiative statement released on 14 February 2002 and are still very much alive 16 years later. The convergence of research sharing with technological distribution via the internet, it declared, would create an “unprecedented public good” by facilitating free, unrestricted access…Continue Reading The benefits of open access

City Research Online (CRO) to be closed for maintenance

City Research Online (CRO) will be unavailable between 2am and 8am on Tuesday 31st July 2018 due to scheduled system maintenance. CRO is expected to be back online at the scheduled time, however, the period of unavailablility could potentially extend until 12pm. For more information please contact publications@city.ac.uk. The library apologises for any inconvenience caused….Continue Reading City Research Online (CRO) to be closed for maintenance

ACT on ACCEPTANCE: make the REF 2021

What is Act on Acceptance? From 1st April 2018, changes to UKRI’s open access policy (formerly HEFCE) require researchers to submit their work to City Research Online within 3 months of acceptance to be eligible for the next REF. As soon as you know your research will be published in a peer-reviewed journal, or conference proceedings,…Continue Reading ACT on ACCEPTANCE: make the REF 2021

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