Tag: School of Policy & Global Affairs

A Kanopy of films – for when you need to #TakeABreak šŸŽ¬

A screenshot of a range of feature films and documentaries on Kanopy.

You might know about Kanopy already – it is a streaming service where you can find lots of video material for your course. But did you know that it’s a great resource to find award-winning and popular films too, for when you need a break from studying? Have a look at the #TakeABreak playlist we’ve…Continue Reading A Kanopy of films – for when you need to #TakeABreak šŸŽ¬

#TakeABreak this January

Happy new year! So, exam revision and coursework deadlines are a top priority right now. It’s a busy time of year trying to juggle competing demands and responsibilities. That’s why each year Library Services launches our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can, and will, help you achieve better…Continue Reading #TakeABreak this January

24/7 opening for January exams

"24/7" written in neon colours.

The Northampton Square and Business libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Monday 9th January to Friday 27th January, 2023 (Business until 20th January). Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight….Continue Reading 24/7 opening for January exams

CityLibrary’s seasonal opening hours

GIF of College Building and snow falling in black & white.

The Northampton Square Library will be open from 10am to 6pm between Tuesday 27th and Saturday 31st December. The Library will close for New Year’s Day and then be open again on Monday 2nd January 2023, 10am to 6pm. Security staff will be on duty and yule be able to borrow items using the elf-service…Continue Reading CityLibrary’s seasonal opening hours

“You choose, we buy!” – More Books scheme has reopened

A photo of print books on display with a large sign that reads "More Books"

What is More Books? More Books is a scheme that allows City undergraduates and taught postgraduates to suggest books that would be useful for their studies. It might be for a project youā€™re working on, an area you wish to explore in your research, or anything else that would help you get ahead ā€“ just…Continue Reading “You choose, we buy!” – More Books scheme has reopened

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 TheĀ WashingtonĀ Post

CityLibrary now has access to the archive of TheĀ WashingtonĀ Post, which covers the years from 1877 to 2006. Staff and students have access to the digital edition of theĀ 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 TheĀ WashingtonĀ 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