Author Archives: Eloise Carpenter

About Eloise Carpenter

Assistant Librarian (Serials)

Time to Talk Day 2019

Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems.  Mental health can affect anyone, and statistically 1 in 4 of us will face a mental health problem in any … Continue reading

World Mental Health Day

10 October 2018 is World Mental Health Day (WMHD).  WMHD seeks to promote global mental health education, increase awareness of mental health issues, and advocate against stigma.  The Day also enables those involved in mental health to talk about their … Continue reading

On-demand access to eBooks

The Library is currently providing access to thousands of eBooks from ProQuest, using a ‘demand driven acquisition’ (DDA) model. Subjects covered include health, economics, nursing, pharmacy, biology, botany, zoology, social sciences, and many more.  Readers can run a search as … Continue reading

World Sickle Cell Day

To coincide with World Sickle Cell Day (19 June) the Library currently has a display of books in the Reading Room on sickle cell disease (SCD) and other blood diseases. SCD affects millions of people worldwide and is a lifelong … Continue reading

World AIDS Day 2017

This Friday (1st December) is World AIDS Day, an opportunity for everyone to unite in the fight against HIV.  The day seeks to end isolation, stigma, and HIV transmission. More information on World AIDS Day is available here and by following … Continue reading

Bibliotherapy

From the 30 Oct – 5 November there will be a Bibliotherapy display in the Library’s Reading Room, under the watchful eyes of Sir Richard Doll. Bibliotherapy is an expressive therapy which uses reading to support good mental health. From time … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading