Good luck to all LSHTM students, researchers and staff this term. Based on feedback we’ve received from our Library users so far this year, we’ve made some important changes to our physical Library services this term:
We’re pleased to announce that the Library is now…
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just introduced a new self-service machine at the LSHTM Library.
If you’re a London-based student, you can use this straightaway! All you will need is your LSHTM ID card to borrow and return items. Library staff will also be…
This is the latest in the LSHTM Rare Books Blog, featuring Rhazes (full-name: Muhammad ibn Zakariyā al-Rāzī). Rhazes made notable contributions to many areas of medicine. His manuscripts, carefully preserved down the centuries, were among the first medical books printed in Europe in the 15th century. After translation into Latin Rhazes’s writings became widely disseminated and were to influence the future direction of western medicine.
Image: Abhi Sharma on Flickr (CC BY 2.0 license)
We’re pleased to be able to provide books and other physical materials via Inter Library Loan (ILL) once again. ILL is a useful service for all current LSHTM staff and students in those instances when you’re looking for…
Figure 1: Portrait of A.R. Wallace
ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE (1823-1913) : British naturalist, humanist, geographer, social critic… and anti-vaccination activist(!)
Alfred Russel Wallace was one of the founders of evolutionary biology. In 1858 he and Charles Darwin jointly proposed a theory for the process of evolution by natural…
We’re delighted to announce that from Monday 8 November all LSHTM students and staff will be able to browse and borrow books from the Library. There will also no longer be a need to reserve a study space in advance. All you will need to access the Library and…
Library Inductions for new students.
A very warm welcome to all our new students!
We recognise there is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during Welcome Week. If you do find yourself with a free moment though, please feel free to contact the Library (library@lshtm…
HENRY VANDYKE CARTER (1831-1897) : author of On Leprosy and Elephantiasis, and the artist for Gray’s Anatomy.
Gray’s Anatomy is a classic medical textbook, used by doctors, anatomists and medical artists. Yet, despite Henry Gray’s (1826/27-1861) scholarly text running to 720 pages…
We’re seeking your feedback on how we’ve been doing during this academic year. If you’re a student at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) should have received an email from the Library asking you three questions:
Overall how satisfied are you with the LSHTM…