Tag: School of Science & Technology

How to: Create a mind map

Mind mapping is an active and visual way of representing information. Unlike linear notes (traditional notes written out), with a mind map you can view all of your notes on one page and visually identify structure and relationships more effectively. You can use old fashioned paper and pencils or mind mapping software to create one….Continue Reading How to: Create a mind map

Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Given up on new year’s resolutions and office decluttering projects but still hoarding lots of research references?  Maybe you would like to try a new reference management software. ProQuest RefWorks  is a new, updated online reference management tool available to Edit Edit visibility staff, students and alumni of City, University of London.  It can be…Continue Reading Resource of the month: ProQuest Refworks

Colour me calm 2

Adult colouring books have been some of the bestsellers in recent years… Is it anything to do with ever-growing levels of stress? At City Library we’re joining in the craze again by bringing out some new colouring pages (and an old favourite) for you to escape into… Colour the London Cityscape or Colour the George Daniels Clock As Nick Scott…Continue Reading Colour me calm 2

Library Essentials

Our new Library Essentials Guide contains everything you need to get started in the Library. Whether you’re a new or existing student, there is something there for everyone, including a series of short videos to help you make the most of our online services and resources, and a glossary to define all the words that are frequently…Continue Reading Library Essentials

Meet the team: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

Name/Job Title: Verena Price – Subject Librarian for the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering Job Description in a nutshell…. Working with staff and students to help them get the best from the services and resources that the Library provides. What support do you offer to students? Help to find the best, current material for…Continue Reading Meet the team: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

New books selected by you

Our More Books scheme is your chance to tell us what’s missing from the Library collections. It might be a classic text or a brand new release that will help with your dissertation. All you have to do is complete our online form and if the book costs less than £80 we’ll buy it straight away. What’s…Continue Reading New books selected by you

Hold Up!

You can place a book on hold when there are no copies available at all or if the only available copies are at other sites. Once a hold is placed, a copy of the desired item will be put aside for you upon its return; or a copy will be transferred from another site for…Continue Reading Hold Up!

Stapling in CityLibrary

Our recent Feedback Wall showed that you are keen to see stapling in CityLibrary.   Well, did you know that you can use the larger combined printers and photocopiers in the library for stapling, too?   The option can be selected from the Printer Properties menu.  From here you can get the printer do many…Continue Reading Stapling in CityLibrary

Do You Want  More?

More Books that is…. City University Library has been running the More Books scheme now for 3 years, and we have bought thousands of books through it. What is it? Students recommend books that they think should be on our shelves. The book can either be a new title for us to buy, or another…Continue Reading Do You Want  More?

Resource of the month: Cite Them Right Online.

What is it? Your go-to resource for proper citing and referencing.  It covers how to cite and reference resources in your work using Harvard, the standard style for City, as well as APA, MLA, MHRA, OSCOLA and Vancouver referencing styles.Content includes step-by-step instructions for citing and referencing anything you use in your work including: Book…Continue Reading Resource of the month: Cite Them Right Online.