City Library Guides bring together the essential resources in your subject area and connect you quickly and easily to information about Library Services.
From the Library Guides homepage select your school to see the Subject Guides relevant to you. In each of these guides your Librarians have gathered together the most important resources for you to use in your assignments and research. You’ll also find other helpful information such as details of library workshops or contact information for your Librarian.
THE contains global higher education coverage including world university rankings, news, opinions and features. You can read online articles, digital editions and download the app to your own personal device.
To set up your THE account, go to www.timeshighereducation.com, select the person icon in the top right corner and register using your City email address. The THE app is available to download from your app store provider on iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.
THE is just one of a number of publications which you can access for free. For news sources check our Newspapers and Magazines, for Journal articles you can browse our Journals A-Z list or, if you’re not sure where to start, have a look at your subject specific Library Guide for expert suggestions and links.
If you have any questions/comments about access to online resources, contact us. Happy reading!
Fully updated to reflective the latest evidence and best practice, and featuring new chapters, videos and images, this resource is reviewed annually to make sure that the online content is up-to-date and relevant: published chapters can also be downloaded in pdf. format if required.
High Risk Pregnancy (5th edition) is an essential resource for Midwifery students and researchers, but may also be useful to other health professionals looking to increase their knowledge of the subject area.
The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during City’s main exam and assessment period.
Cass Learning Resource Centre:
Monday 25th March – Friday 3rd May
Northampton Square Library:
Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 31st May
Bookable study spaces will be available at both sites to reserve a seat in advance. At Northampton Square our Occupancy Chart will be back on Level 2 so you’ll know which floors are currently busier than others, plus each library will have additional security staff working through the night.
We’ll also be running our #TakeABreak campaign throughout 24/7 offering tips, advice, puzzles, colour-me-calm sheets and a weekly prize draw, all to encourage you to pause, refresh and recharge in between.
Thanks to everyone in advance for showing consideration to local residents when entering and exiting university buildings through the night, this goes a long way to helping ensure we can stay open for longer at this busy time of year.
The database provides access to videos (in the form of instructions, lectures/presentations and documentaries) which demonstrate the realities and challenges of working with clients and the challenges of putting theoretical concepts into practice.
Subjects covered include behaviour, child development, crime, communication, culture, mental health and psychology.
We are regularly addding new books to our collection. Use the carousel below to browse a diverse selection of the new titles added over the last few months. 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 from our collections via our More Books Scheme.
Are you confused about Harvard citing and referencing, or do you need a refresher on the basics?
Good citing and referencing can help:
Structure your written work
Follow good academic practice
Give your written work credibility
Avoid plagiarism by crediting other people’s work.
If you want some help with your citing and referencing, then the library can help.
CityLibrary is running workshops throughout the term at both Northampton Square and Cass Business School on the basics of Harvard citing and referencing. These sessions will help you learn how to include citations in your work, how to reference different types of materials (e.g. book and articles), and how to create a reference list at the end of your written work.
Workshops at Northampton Square Library are running on:
By providing clarification around licence agreement requirements, user access level rights and the acceptable use of subscribed online resources, the policy aims to ensure all library
users comply with our licence agreements.