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About Library Services

We provide a dedicated, professional and responsive library service across the four campuses of City, University of London.

Our collections of print and electronic resources support the teaching and research activities of the institution. Our printed collections consist of around 250,000 books with over 25,000 electronic journal titles and over 1600 study places available in our libraries.

Our Annual Reports and Strategic Vision give a flavour of recent work and activity in the libraries and our priorities for the years ahead.

And, of course, we welcome your feedback to help us plan and improve our services.

Annual Report

Library Services Annual Report 2014-15 (pdf) reviews the development of our services, collections and spaces to support the City's teaching and research communities.

Strategic Vision

Library Services Strategic Vision 2015-2018 (pdf) outlines our purpose as a leading Library Service at the heart of the institution.

Operational Plans

Library Services Operational Plan for 2016-17 (pdf) outlines the work we will be engaged with to meet our strategic goals and the institution strategy.

Collection Development Policy

Our Collection Development Policy describes how the library collections are maintained and developed to support the education and research at City in line with the institution's strategic direction.

Download the pdf or read it online.

Archives and Special Collections, Collection Development Policy

Our Archives and Special Collections, Collection Development Policy describes how Library Services are responsible for maintaining, preserving and making the existing collection accessible to staff, students and external researchers.

Information Literacy Strategy

Our Information Literacy Strategy outlines our plan for developing student support and fostering lifelong Information Literacy skills.

Distance Learning Support Policy

Our Distance Learning Support Policy outlines how Library Services supports distance learning at City.

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City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.