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Access to Research at Public Libraries

If you are away from the Internet or if the School does not subscribe to a particular journal students and researchers are able to benefit from an initiative to provide walk-in access to a wide range of academic articles and research in public libraries across the UK.

Following a…

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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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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – May 2014

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Last month LSHTM Research Online had its second highest ever month of downloads with over 19, 50 full text papers being downloaded. This month the…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – April 2014

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Last month we had over 16, 500 downloads of full text papers from LSHTM Research Online with Germany, China and the US the top three countries downloading. Below are the top five downloaded…

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25% discount on APC in BMJ Journals

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All staff and students who publish in a BMJ journal and wish to make their article immediately ‘Open Access’ now qualify for a 25% discount on the fee. This discount will be applied after…

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Wellcome Trust & Open Access monographs and book chapters

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Monographs and book chapters are a key part of academic publishing. This has been reflected in recent developments by bodies such as Wellcome Trust, JISC, HEFCE to tackle the issues surrounding making…

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SciELO now available in the Web of Science

Thomson Reuters announced today that SciELO is now available via the Web of Science.

SciELO is an open access database, providing links to articles from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. These cover a range of health, agriculture and social sciences subjects.

To search SciELO, login to…

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A quick look back at 2013

 

 

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With the beginning of a new year and a new blog we thought it would be good to look over what exactly we did last year in LSHTM Research Online so..

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