News & features from LAS

All posts by Eloise Carpenter

Assistant Librarian (Serials)

World AIDS Day 2017

This Friday (1st December) is World AIDS Day, an opportunity for everyone to unite in the fight against HIV.  The day seeks to end isolation, stigma, and HIV transmission.

More information on World AIDS Day is available here and by following the Twitter hashtag #LetsEndIt

The Library has an extensive…

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Bibliotherapy

From the 30 Oct – 5 November there will be a Bibliotherapy display in the Library’s Reading Room, under the watchful eyes of Sir Richard Doll. Bibliotherapy is an expressive therapy which uses reading to support good mental health.

From time to time, the Student Advice & Counselling Service select…

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Ebook Central DDA trial comes to an end

Over the last couple of months the Library has been running a trial of ‘Demand-driven Acquisition’ (DDA) on ProQuest’s Ebook Central platform.  This has enabled users to search for ebooks in Ebook Central via the Library’s Discover search tool, and make requests for the Library to purchase…

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Springer journal archives now available

The Library now provides access to two Springer journal archives:

Biomedical and Life Sciences (189 titles)
Medicine (159 titles)

Access is usually from Volume 1 of a title, and unless the title ceases before then, access stops in 1996.  Coverage in Biomedical and Life Sciences goes back to 1851, and…

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Journal Consultation – time running out

Want to let the Library know which journals are essential for your research, teaching or learning?  Time is running out – deadline 26 August 2016.

EPH: http://bit.ly/29kUkuS
ITD: http://bit.ly/290tStk
PHP: http://bit.ly/294YKaX

The survey is quick to complete, fill it in now and…

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Violence & Abuse Abstracts trial access

Trial access to Violence & Abuse Abstracts: August 2016

Violence & Abuse Abstracts is a bibliographic research database focusing on the legal, medical, psychological, and social aspects of all types of interpersonal violence.

Areas covered include child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment, emotional abuse, gang violence, elder abuse…

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NIMR reports added to Library collection

In 2015 the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) became part of the Crick Institute, and earlier this year staff from the NIMR swapped their panoramic views in Mill Hill for a new state-of-the-art building at St Pancras.  As part of this move the Library at Mill…

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PASCAL trial access

Trial access to PASCAL database, available 1st – 31st August 2016.

PASCAL is a multidisciplinary and multilingual database for science, technology and medicine. There is a particular emphasis on European content. The database is produced by the Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche…

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Journal Consultation 2016

On the 4th July 2016 the Library will be launching its annual journal consultation.  This is your chance to let the Library know which titles are relevant to your needs, whether it be for learning, teaching, or researching.

There are 3 different questionnaires, one for each Faculty:

EPH: http://bit…

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Oxford Scholarship Online trial

From the 28 June 2016 the Library & Archives Service will provide trial access for 5 months to the STM Collection in Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO).  The STM Collection is being made available by EBA (Evidence Based Acquisition), which means that at the end of the trial the Library will…

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