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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:

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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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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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New journal acquisitions for 2015

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Journal Consultation during the summer.  The new Faculty-based approach this year resulted in an increased response rate, with each Faculty being well represented.  Now the responses have been analysed, the Library is in a position to place new orders for the…

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Securing access to eJournals for the long-term

The Library & Archives Service has subscribed to the Portico E-Journal Preservation Service.

Portico works with publishers and libraries to preserve eJournal content and associated metadata.  Journal content is transferred to Portico, with all descriptive metadata and structured full-text transformed to an archival format.  Content is regularly validated…

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Journal Consultation 2014 launched today!

Searching for online journals and articles for your learning, teaching, or researching?  Want to let the Library know which titles are relevant to your needs?  Now’s your chance!  The Journal Consultation launches today, and will run until 31st August 2014.  There are 3 different questionnaires, one for each Faculty…

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Annual Journal Consultation 2014

It’s that time of year again!  Every year the Library carries out a Journal Consultation in which we ask for your opinions on potential new journal subscriptions and possible journal cancellations.  This year we are trying a slightly different approach.  In previous years we have sent the same questionnaire…

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Find eJournals – a new service for finding and accessing electronic journal content

On the 16 June 2014 the Library will be replacing their current electronic journals management system, TDNet, with an OpenURL link resolver (SFX) from Ex Libris.  This new service will be called Find eJournals.

 

 

 

 

 

SFX will already be familiar to many Library users from database…

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Ejournal usage: it’s not just about the numbers

The start of January saw a flurry of ejournal usage statistics collation for the SCONUL statistical return.  COUNTER JR1 reports were downloaded, which for LSHTM Library includes from individual publishers, the ingentaconnect platform, and JUSP (Journal Usage Statistics Portal).  JR1 reports measure the number of successful full-text monthly article…

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