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Sir Philip Henry Manson-Bahr (1881-1966) : artist-scientist in Fiji 1909-1911

 Sir Philip Henry Manson-Bahr was an eminent physician and senior staff member at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1919-1947) where he specialised in tropical medicine. He was also a gifted artist.

Philip Bahr c1915. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in the Middle…

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Energy and fatigue

Feeling alert?

As my colleague Chris said in this blog a couple of weeks ago, we are in the process of cataloguing 3000 pamphlets that were locked away in a vault for many years.

Here’s one: “On Being Tired”, by a Scottish physician named Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton, published in 1909…

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2017 Updates to MeSH released

The 2017 update to the Medline thesaurus (MeSH) has been released. This adds new terminology, edits obsolete terminology and reorganises subject trees to keep the thesaurus current. References added to Medline from now on will be indexed using the updated terminology. Please note that changes are not retrospectively applied.
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bookswap

Dan Brown is in the Library!

Along with Forsyth, Mankell, Sting :-) and a few of your favourite fiction and other genre authors.
Why not pop over to our Bookswap area in the Library foyer and have a gander?
Take any book labelled “Bookswap” for as long as you want.
You can even donate any excess fiction…

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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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Major updates and new features on Embase

Ovid have announced a number of major updates and new features for the Embase database. These will go live on 19 September 2016.

The most important updates are:

The thesaurus/Emtree display will change to include full History Notes and other information provided by Elsevier.
16 new fields will be…

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Ebook Central

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

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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