Want help with your citing and referencing?

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…Continue Reading Want help with your citing and referencing?

CityLibrary’s online resource access and use policy

Library Services has developed an Online Resource Access and Use Policy to ensure a clear relationship between the provision of online resources and City’s Education and Student Strategy and Research and Enterprise Strategy. By providing clarification around licence agreement requirements, user access level rights and the acceptable use of subscribed online resources, the policy aims…Continue Reading CityLibrary’s online resource access and use policy

Take a closer look at e-books

Screenshot of CityLibrary search results screen showing titles with an e-book available.

You’ve probably noticed that many of the items on your reading lists come as e-books. E-books are great in several ways: They’re available 24/7 They can be accessed on and off campus They’re often great for readers using assistive software You won’t ever have to worry about forgetting to renew them on time You can…Continue Reading Take a closer look at e-books


Screenshot of the ASTM database

Don’t forget when researching your engineering and computer science projects that City Library has a subscription to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) database. Content This database contains over 30,000 standards and the journals of the Society which cover  a wide range of subjects, including regulation of areas such as cyber crime. Active…Continue Reading ASTM (SEDL)

Celebrating 125 years of City

The story of City

This year, as City celebrates its 125th anniversary, we reflect on the impact that this institution and its people have had on our local community and the world at large. As part of this celebration, the Archives Group presents its first exhibition: The story of City: life, learning and legacy. The first part of the exhibition runs…Continue Reading Celebrating 125 years of City

Project euclid

Screenshot of the Project EUCLID website.

    Project Euclid is an online publishing service driven by libraries, publishers and academics in the fields of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. It offers access to a growing platform of high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, books and conference proceedings. New features include: Improved searching, citation exports, publisher landing pages, mobile optimisation, e-mail alerts, and access…Continue Reading Project euclid

Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

To keep up to date with what’s happening across Library Services why not subscribe to CityLibrary News? We regularly post stories on topics such as brand new online resources, the latest textbooks purchased, campaigns like Take a Break and service updates, e.g. on our opening hours or bookable study spaces during the exam period. Plus we’re…Continue Reading Subscribe and use CityLibrary News

Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Study spaces are in high demand during the exam period, and the Library can be very busy. A number of group study spaces outside the Library are also available for you to use: Tait Building: the Garden Café, the sofas near the Students’ Union, the tables at the entrance to the Tait building from the…Continue Reading Group study spaces outside the Library at Northampton Square

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

CityLibrary seasonal opening hours

If you are planning to catch up on some studying and/or exam revision over the festive holidays then check out our opening hours and plan ahead: ………. From Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December the Northampton Square Library will be operating vacation opening hours of 9am to 10pm with reference and self-service after 5pm….Continue Reading CityLibrary seasonal opening hours