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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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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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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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Predator by David Mathis via Flickr

Beware the predatory publishers

Taking a stand against predatory publishers

As ‘Open Access’ has become an integral part of scholarly communication there have been a number of new entrants to the scholarly publishing market who have been deemed ‘predatory’. It is likely that researchers will have received e-mails from these predators offering to…

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