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Easter Opening Hours

Library opening hours will vary due to the Easter vacation. Detailed opening times and directions to each library can be found on the City Library website. Northampton Square Library  Date Opening Hours Staffed Hours Friday 14th April 10:00 – 10:00 Self-service/Reference only Saturday 15th April 10:00 – 10:00 12:00-18:00 Sunday 16th April 10:00 – 10:00 12:00-18:00 Monday 17th April 10:00 – 10:00…Continue Reading Easter Opening Hours

Library Staff Love #15: Helping you help yourselves

Right at the top of our agenda is trying to make using the Library as straightforward as possible for our users and one of the key weapons in our arsenal is self-service. Whether it’s using our self-check machines to borrow items, or now collecting your requested items without needing to come to the Service Desk,…Continue Reading Library Staff Love #15: Helping you help yourselves

Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

The Copyright and Digitisation team is responsible for promoting copyright compliance at City, and for managing the Digitisation service, through which lecturers can make scans available to students of key chapters or extracts from books, or articles from journal issues, via Reading Lists. The team is made up of Stephen Penton (Copyright Librarian), Mark Pester and…Continue Reading Meet the team: Copyright and Digitisation Team

New Books – Feb 2017

Use the carousel below to browse a selection of the new titles added to Library collections in the last month. 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.  …Continue Reading New Books – Feb 2017

Compendex Engineering Village new features

Engineering Village has introduced a host of new features and functions. Some that you might find useful include the ‘Getting Started’ Program, numeric searching and filter and improved record sharing once you have found your results. The ‘Getting Started’ program is an excellent way to learn how to use Engineering Village and once you have…Continue Reading Compendex Engineering Village new features

Academic challenge

Engineering Village and Knovel are holding a global competition over the next five weeks, to encourage your use and learning experience of their products. The competition is starting Monday 10th October. Each week there is a new topic and weekly prizes as well as an overall prize. There is a one hour limit to completing the online…Continue Reading Academic challenge

Library Essentials

Our new Library Essentials Guide contains everything you need to get started in the Library. Whether you’re a new or existing student, there is something there for everyone, including a series of short videos to help you make the most of our online services and resources, and a glossary to define all the words that are frequently…Continue Reading Library Essentials

Meet the team: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Name/Job Title: Verena Price – Subject Librarian for the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering Job Description in a nutshell…. Working with staff and students to help them get the best from the services and resources that the Library provides. What support do you offer to students? Help to find the best, current material for…Continue Reading Meet the team: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Invasion of the pod people

Did you guess what was in the huge pile of boxes on Level 3? It wasn’t, as suggested by many, an indoor tennis court for giants, although 10 out of 10 for imagination. Instead, the library elves have been busy putting together our stylish new top-of-the-range study pods. Combining comfort and practicality, the new seating…Continue Reading Invasion of the pod people

New books selected by you

Our More Books scheme is your chance to tell us what’s missing from the Library collections. It might be a classic text or a brand new release that will help with your dissertation. All you have to do is complete our online form and if the book costs less than £80 we’ll buy it straight away. What’s…Continue Reading New books selected by you