News & features from LAS

All posts in Library

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme

In 1936, Cyril Cuthbert Barnard (1894-1959) published the first edition of his Classification for Medical and Veterinary Libraries. Barnard was the School’s first Librarian, in post between 1921-1959. In selecting resources it soon became apparent to Barnard that the classification schemes available at the time were not…

Read more

Lunchtime sessions: Literature Searching

InfoSkills Lunchtime sessions: Literature Searching – book now!
From Mon 2nd December to Fri 6th December.

Book a place on any session at http://bit.do/infoskills .

Who should attend:

MSC students who do not have literature searching sessions scheduled in your MSc programme timetable: please sign up these sessions.
MSc…

Read more

World Mental Health Day 2019

World Mental Health Day is 10 October 2019. The day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to advocate against social stigma. World Mental Health Day is organised by the World Federation for Mental Health, and supported this year by the World Health Organization, the International…

Read more

Library inductions

Library Inductions for new students

Welcome to all our new students! We look forward to supporting you in your studies this year.

There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during orientation week.  When you have time, come along to the Library when we are open – the staff here will be…

Read more

Library Feedback

It’s that time of year again, as we come to the end of the academic year, that we ask you how you think we’re doing. You will receive an email from the Library asking you 2 questions:

Overall how satisfied are you with the Library & Archives Service…

Read more

Finding study spaces during the exam revision period

Finding Study Spaces
In the build-up to exams, the Library can become very busy. Students may wish to use alternative study spaces. There are a range of options at the School, and in the local area.

At LSHTM Keppel Street:

Library
LG24 Pop-Up Library Study Space (from 28th…

Read more

A pause for menopause

(Meno)Pause for thought

Embrace this time of life, ladies
Embrace it with fear, trepidation, elation
Embrace it anyway cos it ain’t going away.
Embrace it cos it’s coming your way.

Here are some stuff about it.
Enjoy.

Articles:
LSHTM username and password required:
Nelson, H (2008) “Menopause…

Read more

The Gilded Vectors of Disease: Sculptures at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Decorating the exterior of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a frieze in the Art Deco style of gilded bronze figures of ten different animals. The figures are sculpted into the iron balconies on the first floor overlooking the front and sides of the building. All…

Read more

British Mosquito Control Institute on Hayling Island.

By Mia Annesen-Wood

Although having recently discovered National Insect Week happens rather disappointingly once every two years, I would still like to bring awareness to National Insect Week (at least for next year anyway). I have done some research using the archives here into the British Mosquito Control Institute…

Read more

Work Experience in LSHTM Library and Archives

By Mia Annesen-Wood

Firstly, I would just like to thank the whole LSHTM Library and Archives team for being so welcoming and friendly. It has been a wonderful experience to both observe and play a small role in the work they do here, I am so grateful for the…

Read more