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Sage Research Methods Video

Are you starting a research project? Do you need to refresh your knowledge of research methods? SAGE Research Methods Video is a streaming video collection created to support every stage of the research process. Sage Research Methods Video is suitable for both undergraduate students undertaking research for the first time and more experienced researchers.  Key…Continue Reading Sage Research Methods Video

CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

City’s Library Services Team has been awarded the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard.  The standard assesses a huge number of elements and criteria, including feedback from library users, to determine the highest quality service. This is something we could not have achieved if it was not for the help of our wonderful customers, both students…Continue Reading CityLibrary gains Customer Service Excellence Standard

Hold that thought: Mind Mapping with MindGenius

Understanding, organising and retaining information can be challenging. While studying and working we often need to compose and organise our written work, understand complex topics and retain information. Mindmapping can be an excellent tool to help us meet these challenges. Depending on the task at hand mindmapping can be useful for almost everyone, but can…Continue Reading Hold that thought: Mind Mapping with MindGenius

From the Archives: City and Space

Colonel James Irwin (centre left) and Professor Grigory Tokaty (centre right) and at the reception for the Apollo 15 astronauts at City in 1971. Various other figures stand behind the two men.

by Stephen Penton and Conor Jackson City Archive holds a number of pieces of material relating to space and space travel. This all relates to today’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics. One of the earliest departments when the Northampton Institute was founded in 1897 was Mechanical Engineering, and soon after in 1909 City was…Continue Reading From the Archives: City and Space

Marianne Johnson – New SMCSE Subject Librarian

We would like to introduce Marianne Johnson, Subject Librarian for SMCSE.  Marianne will be working on Thursdays and Fridays as part of a new job share role with Verena Price. Marianne has a professional background in academic, banking and corporate libraries and comes from St Mary’s University, where she was responsible for library support for…Continue Reading Marianne Johnson – New SMCSE Subject Librarian

Find your Library Guide

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…Continue Reading Find your Library Guide

Access the Times Higher Education (THE) online

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All City staff and students have access to the Times Higher Education (THE) online via Library Services’s subscription. 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…Continue Reading Access the Times Higher Education (THE) online

Life in the Archives and Special Collections

Man in full academic dress stooping in front of a table, being given an award by another man in academic dress who is standing. Two other men in academic dress are sat at the table, another man is stood further away to the left watching.

One of the great things about working with archive materials is never knowing what treasures you might discover in the depths of a storage box untouched by human hand since the dawn of time (well, a few years maybe). Today’s exciting (and timely) find is this photograph which shows Sir David Attenborough receiving an Award…Continue Reading Life in the Archives and Special Collections

Return of 24/7 opening

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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…Continue Reading Return of 24/7 opening

New Books – February 2019

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…Continue Reading New Books – February 2019