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The library recently switched a number of titles to the VLe Books platform when one of our original suppliers got into difficulty.
Below is an example of how titles look on this new platform:
And this is the same book viewed in the “reader”
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During the COVID lockdown, we have been encouraged to pay attention to our mental health. For some people this may mean growing plants or vegetables, perhaps in pots if your access to outside space is limited. Learning a language or playing a musical instrument is encouraged by some.
We are now into the nineteenth year of the new century, and one which has seen its fair…
The reports series collection contains some very useful items, especially if you are looking for historical, geographical, statistical / epidemiological information.
Reports series are typically health statistics and census data produced by governmental and non-governmental organizations on a regular basis – e.g. weekly, monthly, annually, every 10 years. The name…
There are a number of works on rural health in our collections, including general works from dating the late 19th century when the public health movement gathered momentum.
The examples I have chosen below are on the open shelves in the gallery. Please ask library staff for directions if…
In a previous blog* I extolled the virtues of walking in London. Here are a couple of books to set local walks in an historical public health and tropical medicine context.
Black, Nick. Walking London’s medical history. London : Hodder Arnold, 2012.
Library location: DX…
“This is a pamphlet…