Tag: School of Science & Technology

Library Loves Loaning Laptops

A hand reaching for a laptop and removing it from a cabinet.

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

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

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

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

Top 10 library workshops to kick off 2022

  Happy New Year! We’re starting off 2022 with some exciting library workshops to support your studies and research….Continue Reading Top 10 library workshops to kick off 2022

Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

The exam season is upon us all, and in the midst of all the worrying about the assignment deadlines and assessments it can be easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Here are some of our wellbeing tips: Take a break: look through the window, stretch your legs, do a puzzle for a bit…Continue Reading Wellbeing: remember to take care of yourself

Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

Study Skills book display

That time of the year is almost there – ah, yes, we’re not talking about the Christmas break or the New Year, but the exams and assignment deadlines looming ahead! As frightening and stressful they may seem, fret not as there are resources out there to help you with your productivity, structure of your studies…Continue Reading Resources to help you prepare for exams and assessments

24/7 opening during the exam period

"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 10th January to Friday 28th January, 2022 (Business until 21st 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 during the exam period