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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

Announcing new book by alumnus Shunichi Araki

MSc in Occupational Medicine alumnus (1977), Shunichi Araki, MD, DrMSc, MSc, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo; Former President, JNIOSH; and Adjunct Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York announced the release of his new book titled “Principles of … Continue reading

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Book stocktake – the results

If you visited the Library over the summer you will have seen the staff busily scanning the barcodes of all of the books into the library system. We did this for all books published after 1900, nearly 32,000 titles. Our … Continue reading

Beep, beep, beep… Library stocktake in process

If you’ve been into the Library this week, you may have heard a beeping noise. No need to worry, we’re just doing a stocktake of our books. This means that the location information on the Library Catalogue may not be … Continue reading

Bloomsbury Festival: Living Library

Date: Friday 18 October 2013 Time: 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: South Courtyard, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites you to an evening of reading with a difference!  It is often said that everyone … Continue reading

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field, edited by alumnus Dr Katherine Venables (MSc Occupational Medicine 1980). Divided into seven parts the book discusses ‘new’ occupational diseases such as pneumonia in … Continue reading

Adopt A Book

The Library launched its new adopt-a-book programme with a lunchtime event for School staff and students on Thursday. Attendees were treated to a free lunch in the Library and a chance to examine some of the oldest and rarest books … Continue reading

Discover Disgust – New Book Launch from Dr Val Curtis

Join Dr Val Curtis at an evening reception to explore the vital role that disgust plays in disease prevention around the world. Our reactions to things that disgust us influence our eating habits, our relationships and even our moral judgement. … Continue reading

mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in the developing world

Patricia Mechael, who completed her PhD at LSHTM in 2006 on the health-related uses of mobile phones in Egypt, recently published a co-edited volume with Jonathan Donner from Microsoft Research entitled: *mHealth in Practice: Mobile technology for health promotion in … Continue reading

Global Public Health – Ecological Foundations

  MSc Social Medicine alumnus Franklin White is lead author of this exciting new textbook. Frank is President of Pacific Health & Development Sciences, an international health monitoring and evaluation consulting firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. He holds appointments at … Continue reading