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More books? – More Books!

It’s a new year, a new term… but did you know that you can request new books, too? More Books is a scheme that allows our undergraduates and postgraduates suggest books that would be useful for their studies. It might be for a project you’re working on, an area you wish to explore in your…Continue Reading More books? – More Books!

Three things to help you unwind over the festive break

It’s been a tough year for most of us, but now it’s almost over. Although some of you might have assignments coming up, we really hope you might find a little bit of time to sit down comfortably, relax, and recharge for a bit during the winter break. So, here you will find some of…Continue Reading Three things to help you unwind over the festive break

Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November

We will be updating the login for some of our online library resources in the week commencing 23rd November. How will this affect me? This work will affect the way you login to the following online library resources which use the OpenAthens or Institutional login. Westlaw UK Westlaw Books Practical Law Lawtel LexisLibrary Nexis UK…Continue Reading Essential maintenance to Westlaw, LexisLibrary, Nexis and other databases from Monday 23rd November

Getting stuck with your assignments?

Books about study skills, on display shelves.

Do you sometimes feel confused and unsure where to start when an assignment deadline is approaching? Do you think your writing or argumentation skills could benefit from a little push? Fret not, there are various teams at the University that are here to give you all the support you need….Continue Reading Getting stuck with your assignments?

Library workshops and specialist support

Library themed word cloud.

Did you know you can attend Library workshops to support your studies and research? Or, that you can book an appointment with a Subject Librarian for expert help?…Continue Reading Library workshops and specialist support

Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you’re assigned to write an essay? Do you struggle to manage your time effectively? Do you want to get better at sitting exams? Our colleagues in the Academic Skills Team are hosting a series of Study Skills webinars that address these common challenges and more. These webinars are designed…Continue Reading Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Black History Month

An image of Black History Month book display at City Library last year

October is Black History Month in the United Kingdom, when we pay special attention to the often untold history, experiences, and contributions of black people to this country and to the wider world. The Black Lives Matter events have brought to the forefront the issues of systemic racism and social inequalities. Whatever our skin colour,…Continue Reading Black History Month

CityLibrary’s online, you’re feeling fine

We want to make sure you’re able to access and use all the online Library resources and services available to you working remotely. There are lots of ways you can get support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including:…Continue Reading CityLibrary’s online, you’re feeling fine

Time for fiction?

An image of a past book display of fiction books at Northampton Square Library, entitled "United in Literature", along with hands forming a heart symbol

If you are lucky enough to have some time off during the summer, your thoughts might turn to books you’ve wished to read for a long time, or maybe to simply losing yourself in some attention-grabbing fiction to forget about all else and completely recharge. The Library now offers a Click & Collect service for…Continue Reading Time for fiction?