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Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Staff will be popping-up across City this week to find out what you think about Library Services. We want to know what you love and why you love it: plus, your ideas for how we can improve things too. Your feedback really does make a difference: it helps us plan and make changes for…Continue Reading Library Loves… Feedback: 19th – 23rd November 2018

Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Autumn Specials: A series of drop-in sessions at Northampton Square and Cass Libraries

This autumn Library Services will host a series of drop-in sessions and workshops at the Northampton Square and Cass Libraries. These sessions form our Library Services Autumn Specials. They will be an excellent opportunity to meet the people behind these resources and learn about how to get more out of library resources. See the table…Continue Reading Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Read&Write 12

        City Library Services are pleased to offer the latest version of TextHelp Read&Write 12. Read&Write is a collection of tools to support your reading and writing. This application is often recommended for students who have a learning difference such as dyslexia, but the support tools can be beneficial for everyone. Use…Continue Reading Read&Write 12

Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

Print books are great, but sometimes they can be incredibly popular- so what can you do if the title you want is in high demand? One option is to access the book digitally. We have access to thousands of e-books, including those Essential items on your Reading Lists. We’ve crunched the numbers to find out…Continue Reading Your top 10 most borrowed books also available online

City’s institutional repository receives a makeover

This week, City Library is excited to unveil the new and improved City Research Online (CRO), the open access repository showcasing research by City staff and research students. Learn more about the changes on our citylibresearchers blog.  …Continue Reading City’s institutional repository receives a makeover

New online resource – Times Higher Education (THE)

Library Services are pleased to announce that all City staff and students now have access to the Times Higher Education (THE) online. The THE contains global higher education coverage including world university rankings, news, opinions and features. Read online articles, digital editions and download the app to your device. To set up your Times Higher…Continue Reading New online resource – Times Higher Education (THE)

Take a break

At this time of year you’ll be busy revising and preparing for your exams, and many of you will be spending a lot of time in the Library, especially as we’re open 24/7. But it’s important to remember that taking rest breaks, eating and sleeping are extremely important activities too: health and wellbeing are crucial…Continue Reading Take a break

Knovel Update

  The engineering database Knovel has undergone a major update, login to check out the great new features. To get the best from Knovel you will need to create your own account, this will enable you to save all your recent work. There is an introductory video highlighting the main changes. Don’t forget Knovel is…Continue Reading Knovel Update

Library Updates – School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Get to know your Subject Librarian  Verena Price is the Subject Librarian for the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. Verena can help you find the best current material for your assingments and give guidance on using all types of databases ranging from standards, maps, financial resources, legislation through to e-books and articles. To find…Continue Reading Library Updates – School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Find your Library Guide

Our 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 our Librarians have gathered together the most important resources for you…Continue Reading Find your Library Guide