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Research Support

Research support from Library Services

The Library offers a range of services to support our doctoral and other research students and staff and manages the content of City's own research archive, City Research Online, providing Open Access to research performed by our academics, staff and researchers.

nullSupport for your Research

The Library provides a whole range of services for your research needs:

  • Our Library Guides are a very useful introduction to subject-specific resources and contact details for our Subject and Research Librarians
  • Our comprehensive Library Guide for Researchers provides information on research resources, research impact, current awareness, managing information, sharing research and using other libraries
  • Training workshops, bookable online, run throughout the year
  • Our blog and Twitter feed provide current awareness and information on research related topics.

nullResearch @ City

City Research Online (CRO) is the institutional repository of City, University of London. It includes full text versions and bibliographic records of research outputs created by members of staff and research students at City. City Research Online's mission is to:

  • Provide open access to full text research, as permitted by publishers and copyright law
  • Be a reliable source of information on the research publications of City staff
  • Share its information openly with internal and external services, such as Staff Profiles and other areas of City's web presence, Google, Bing, Google Scholar and other web services and search engines.

To add your publications to your profile, visit the Publications database.  To view City’s Open Access Research, visit City Research Online.  For further guidance about adding your publications, please see our Library Guides or contact For help with other areas of your staff profile, contact

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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.