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New resource: OverDrive

OverDrive Screenshot

OverDrive is a platform providing access to a wide range of fiction and non-fiction e-books. OverDrive works in a slightly different way to our other e-book suppliers, rather than just read books online you can borrow items and read them on the go via an app called Libby.   What can I borrow? All City…Continue Reading New resource: OverDrive

Connecting students to content with Reading Lists Online

Screenshot of reading lists online.

Reading lists Reading Lists Online offers students quick and easy access to books, e-books, journal articles and websites recommended for the modules they have registered for. Lists are often divided into sections/topics to guide students, with notes added to highlight importance or relevance. If an item on a list has a button labelled ‘Read Online’…Continue Reading Connecting students to content with Reading Lists Online

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month book display at Northampton Square Library

October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom when we focus on celebrating the contributions of black communities to this country and the wider world, as well as remembering the experiences and injustices of black people in the past and still today. Although the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic are still being felt, there are…Continue Reading Black History Month 2021

New books and other resources at the Library

It’s a new dawn…, it’s a new term…., and it’s new books and other resources at the Library! Indeed, people tend to think of summer as a quieter time for libraries, but we have been busy making sure there’s a lot on offer for the start of term. Whether you are a new or returning…Continue Reading New books and other resources at the Library

SAGE Campus

Library Services is delighted to introduce our new online training resource SAGE Campus  which supports the teaching and learning of skills and research methods through 250+ hours of structured online learning. The 27 online courses are self-paced and instructor-led and comprise a mixture of SAGE quality content, videos, interactive content and formative assessments. SAGE Campus…Continue Reading SAGE Campus

Three ways to “librify” your summer

The summer’s here, so there is no point in accessing the Library, right? – WRONG. It might actually be one of the best times of year to delve into everything your Library account offers as there are no pressing deadlines to stand in your way to explore everything you can access and to focus on…Continue Reading Three ways to “librify” your summer

Sunday Times Digital Archive

Two front pages from the Sunday Times Digital Archive.

The Sunday Times Digital Archive provides access to the full print run of the Sunday Times from 1822 to 2006. It contains full-page scans of the paper, including images, cartoons, and adverts, in an easily-searchable format. You can run a basic keyword search from the landing page, or select the ‘Advanced Search’ option to target…Continue Reading Sunday Times Digital Archive

Music Online

A selection of scores and stills from performances from Musi Online.

Music Online is a wide-ranging database of scores, recordings, videos, and reference works for music and dance. It’s a fantastic resource for music scholars, musicians at all levels, and anyone with an interest in a wide range of streaming music and performance. Once you’ve logged in with your usual City credentials, you can search the…Continue Reading Music Online

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

The RILM logo on a background of sheet music.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a global bibliography of writings on music dating back more than 60 years. While some full text resouces are available, RILM is primarily useful for searching the abstracts of a wide-ranging catalogue of articles across multiple languages. You’ll find abstracts from journals and magazines from six continents. Abstracts are…Continue Reading RILM Abstracts of Music Literature