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Books for International Migrants Day

This Monday, 18 December, marks the 17th annual International Migrants Day. This day was initiated by the General Council of the United Nations, with events being lead by i am a migrant. This platform allows anyone with experience of migration to submit their story, to provide “an honest insight into…

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Books for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

This week (13-19 November) is the WHO’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The week seeks to raise awareness of issues around antibiotics, and particularly antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

The School’s multidisciplinary work on AMR, through the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre, is based on five ‘disciplinary pillars’; books for these subjects…

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Books for World Sight Day

Last Thursday marked the 18th annual World Sight Day, with ‘Make Vision Count’ as its call to action. The event is organised by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, that works ‘to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities’, and has strong links with the School’s International…

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Open Access Week is coming! October 24-30, 2016

Calendar of events for Open Access Week 2016

MONDAY

Open Access Week: Open Access funding

The Open Access team in the Library will introduce the Open Access requirements of research funders such as RCUK and the Wellcome Trust (COAF).

Monday 24 October 2016 at 11:00 am to 12:00…

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Senate House Library Reminder

Senate House Library (SHL) membership is available to current LSHTM staff and students. You can access their ejournal collections, databases including EBSCOhost, and resources like JSTOR.

SHL starts on the 4th floor of Senate House, just across Malet Street. To use SHL, you’ll need to register. All you need…

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Every Open Access Thesis at LSHTM now has a DOI

With Open Access (OA) availability bringing the School’s research to an increasingly wide audience, it’s important that we have a way to keep track of the impact that our researchers’ work is having. As part of that effort, we’ve recently completed a project to coin DOIs (Digital…

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Ebook Central Trial

On 31 May 2016, the Library will begin a trial of Ebook Central from ProQuest. This platform provides access to more than 700,000 ebooks, across a huge range of subjects. These are available on a ‘Demand-Driven Acquisition’ model, meaning that the library will consider acquiring access to books…

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