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Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

The exam season is upon us all, and in the midst of all the worrying about the assignment deadlines and assessments it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Here are some of our wellbeing tips: Take a break: look through the window, stretch your legs, do a puzzle for a bit…Continue Reading Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

Study Skills book display

That time of the year is almost there – ah, yes, we’re not talking about the Christmas break or the New Year, but the exams and assignment deadlines looming ahead! As frightening and stressful they may seem, fret not as there are resources out there to help you with your productivity, structure of your studies…Continue Reading Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

24/7 opening during the exam period

24/7

The Northampton Square and Business libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Monday 10th January to Friday 28th January, 2022 (Business until 21st January). Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight….Continue Reading 24/7 opening during the exam period

Disability History Month

A picture of Disability History Month's book display at Northampton Square Library

Disability History Month (which runs from 18 November – 18 December this year) aims to shed light on and advocate for the rights of people living with disabilities and to celebrate disabled people’s lives now and in the past. You can read more about it on the Disability History Month’s website, where you can also…Continue Reading Disability History Month

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week which takes place on the second week of November is a global campaign aimed at empowering and encouraging new entrepreneurs all over the world, especially those who face barriers and young people who have not considered setting up a business before. It grew from activities of Kauffman Foundation in the US and…Continue Reading Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

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