Tag: School of Policy & Global Affairs

Library Loves Loaning Laptops

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Library Services are excited to announce that a laptop loan service for undergraduate students is now available from the Northampton Square Library, thanks to special funding from City’s undergraduate student hardship and widening participation programme….Continue Reading Library Loves Loaning Laptops

Explore the UK with Digimap

An aerial view of central London, centred on Buckingham Palace.

Digimap is an online service that allows you to create maps of any location in the UK using Ordnance Survey map data. As well as OS topographic data, you can view a range of information including: Historic maps, from 1846 to 1996; Geological maps and data; Nautical charts and a range of maritime features; Environmental…Continue Reading Explore the UK with Digimap

Access the archive of The Washington Post

CityLibrary now has access to the archive of The Washington Post, which covers the years from 1877 to 2006. Staff and students have access to the digital edition of the Washington Post including illustrations and photos published with the articles. The entire newspaper with articles, advertisements and images are included in the archive. Search results can be filtered…Continue Reading Access the archive of The Washington Post

Have you logged on to FT.com?

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We’ve arranged a subscription to FT.com, giving you access to all of the site including apps for phones and tablets, up-to-date news and information, plus all the FT’s articles. The FT is a leading news organisation which began life as a newspaper in the 19th century, famously recognisable by its distinctive salmon pink newsprint, and…Continue Reading Have you logged on to FT.com?

Kanopy covers more than ever before

Library Services has upgraded our access to Kanopy meaning City students and staff now have more access to content than ever before….Continue Reading Kanopy covers more than ever before

3 new Lancet journals added to the collection

Screenshot of The Lancet Psychiatry

We’re excited to announce that students and staff now have full-text access to The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, The Lancet Psychiatry and The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The Lancet publishes a series of world leading journal titles across a range of disciplines related to medicine, science and healthcare – and these 3 new additions to…Continue Reading 3 new Lancet journals added to the collection

Women’s History Month

A collage of two pictures. The top one features a shelf of books about women of Law Library's book display. The bottom part is a screenshot of a collection on overdrive.

International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, and Women’s History Month throughout the month, are annual events held to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history, to focus greater attention on issues to do with women’s rights and gender equality, and to discover previously neglected heritage. To mark this, we’ve created a Women’s History Month’s book…Continue Reading Women’s History Month

Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

Read for pleasure book display at Northampton Square Library

People tend to think of academic libraries as places with lots of textbooks and obscure titles for research on the most unimaginable things. Of course, CityLibrary has all that, too, but we have a broad collection of fiction as well! To highlight this, CityLibrary News recently surveyed members of CityLibrary staff to learn what books…Continue Reading Read for pleasure: fiction books recommended by CityLibrary staff

Expanding digital resources

Screenshot of the Databases A-Z list.

We’re focused on keeping the collections fresh, up-to-date and evolving – and that’s why we’re pleased to announce the expansion of some key online resources….Continue Reading Expanding digital resources

LGBT+ History Month 2022

A photo of LGBT+ History Month's display of print books

February is LGBT+ History Month, marked each year to coincide with the abolition of Section 28 back in 2003. It’s time when we pay extra attention to try and break the silence that surrounds the lives of people who do not fit the conventional ideas about sexuality and gender. We look back at the histories…Continue Reading LGBT+ History Month 2022