Open Access Mythbusters

OA Mythbusters is a fantastic short video series from the Open Access Books Network (OABN) community. Each video clip, lasting no more than 8 minutes, seeks to dispel common myths surrounding the publishing of open access books.

Episodes released cover false beliefs about issues with third-party material, not having…

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Commemorating a pioneer Health Economist: Professor Jennifer Roberts

Professor Jennifer Roberts

September 1938 – 11 April 2014

Early Career

Jennifer Roberts was born into a mining family in North Wales. She won a miners’ scholarship to the London School of Economics aged 21. In 1973 she became a research fellow at the London School of Economics having written her…

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P-hacking and how to prevent it.

P-Hacking or data dredging is the practice of analyzing data until you find the results needed to back up your hypothesis.  However, in many cases this practice is unintentional and researchers follow the P-hacking route without fully realizing they are doing it.

The scientific method is built…

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New way to find your books in the Library!

With the recent revision of the Barnard classification scheme – which determines where books are shelved in the Library – the Collections team has been investigating ways that searching for books can be made easier for readers.

At the Enquiries Desk, when readers wish to find a book that they have read…

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1st April 1924: The Beginning of The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

On the 1st of April 1924 the School was granted its Royal Charter and it’s name was changed from the London School of Tropical Medicine to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  

The School originally opened as the London School of Tropical Medicine on 2nd October 1899…

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Welcome to our open research feed

All sorts of things can happen when you’re open to new ideas and playing around with things Stephanie Kwolek

This is a ‘new’ blog focussing on all things Open Research.  The blog started on SharePoint for an internal LSHTM audience but has moved over to it’s more…

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The history of tuberculosis, cover of book "The greatest story never told"

World Tuberculosis Day 2024. Yes! We can end TB!

The theme of World TB Day 2024 is “Yes! We can end TB!”

The World Tuberculosis Report 2023 (World Health Organization) is available as a free download:

The following references are a taste of the selection…

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Book display: Nutrition & Hydration Week 2024

It’s Nutrition and Hydration week from the 11th to the 17th March 2024.

Nutrition and Hydration Week, 11th – 17th March 2024

This year, the theme around the week is “Making a Difference Everyday”, it’s all important we all consider if we’re getting enough nutrients in our diets…

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Using other libraries in London and beyond

As work continues to transform the Lower Ground Floor area of Keppel Street, if you’re based in London and are looking for alternative spaces to study there are several options available to you:

Senate House

All current students, staff and researchers at LSHTM can join Senate House Library – located…

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Book Display: National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. It’s an opportunity to spread the word and take action in order to live better, healthier, and happier lives. This initiative aims to raise awareness about cancer and spread awareness about the importance of early detection, which is paramount to its prevention. Cancer…

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