News & features from LAS

All posts by Eloise Carpenter

Assistant Librarian (Serials)

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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New journals for 2016

Following feedback from readers and the Annual Journal Consultation (2015), the Library is pleased to announce new subscriptions to the following titles:

Critical Social Policy (Sage)
Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics (Taylor & Francis)
Lancet HIV (Elsevier)
Maternal and Child Health (Springer)
Qualitative Research (Sage)
Sociological Quarterly (Wiley)
Vector-Borne and…

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Journal consultation 2015: one week left to participate

Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to you? There’s one more week left to fill in our short survey (deadline is the 31 July).

Surveys are specific to Faculty:

EPH Survey
ITD Survey
PHP Survey

Taking part will help the Library plan and prioritise for…

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What’s app in eJournals?

Apologies for the terrible pun in the title, but it’s hard to think of anything original when Apple have trademarked ‘there’s an app for that’!

Access to eJournals is increasingly being done via mobile devices, whether it’s smartphone, tablet, or eReader. Many publishers now have mobile-optimized…

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