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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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INTERNATIONAL HEALTH EXHIBITION, 1884

INTERNATIONAL HEALTH EXHIBITION 1884

In 1884 London hosted an International Health Exhibition under the patronage of Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales, and directed by an Executive Council.

It’s aims were far-sighted. It covered everything that promoted the preservation of good health in the populace through displays…

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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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DOI 101

What is a DOI?

A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is an alphanumeric string that is assigned to content in order to identify it and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet. This link is functional even if the URLs or services change over time and the resource…

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1-1 Help with Summer Projects

Starting this Wednesday (15th of June) the Library will be offering a series of 1-1 appointments for students to discuss their Summer Projects.

Appointments will last 30 minutes and will be an opportunity for students to discuss their search strategies with a qualified librarian.

For further information (and to…

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