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Journal Consultation 2016

On the 4th July 2016 the Library will be launching its annual journal consultation.  This is your chance to let the Library know which titles are relevant to your needs, whether it be for learning, teaching, or researching.

There are 3 different questionnaires, one for each Faculty:

EPH: http://bit…

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New journals for 2016

Following feedback from readers and the Annual Journal Consultation (2015), the Library is pleased to announce new subscriptions to the following titles:

Critical Social Policy (Sage)
Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics (Taylor & Francis)
Lancet HIV (Elsevier)
Maternal and Child Health (Springer)
Qualitative Research (Sage)
Sociological Quarterly (Wiley)
Vector-Borne and…

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Journal consultation 2015: one week left to participate

Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to you? There’s one more week left to fill in our short survey (deadline is the 31 July).

Surveys are specific to Faculty:

EPH Survey
ITD Survey
PHP Survey

Taking part will help the Library plan and prioritise for…

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What’s app in eJournals?

Apologies for the terrible pun in the title, but it’s hard to think of anything original when Apple have trademarked ‘there’s an app for that’!

Access to eJournals is increasingly being done via mobile devices, whether it’s smartphone, tablet, or eReader. Many publishers now have mobile-optimized…

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Print journal stock check

Over the last three months library staff have been making the trip down to Egham and the University of London Depository Library (perhaps more familiarly known to Library users as the ‘Offsite Store’) to carry out a stock check of our print journals. The Offsite Store houses all the Library…

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Journals – have your say!

Want to let the Library know which journals are relevant to your needs?  Now is your chance!  From Monday 1st June to Friday 31st July you can participate by filling in a short questionnaire specific to your Faculty:

EPH: https://lshtm.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/las-eph-2015

ITD: https://lshtm…

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Devotion to the cause: addresses by the Director (1924)

 

The Library serial collection holds some fascinating publications of the School including journals, bulletins, collected papers, reports and memoir series (dating from between 1899-1988).  These historical publications are soon to join the Library’s other serials (published pre-2010) that are stored in the University of London Library…

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New journal acquisitions for 2015

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Journal Consultation during the summer.  The new Faculty-based approach this year resulted in an increased response rate, with each Faculty being well represented.  Now the responses have been analysed, the Library is in a position to place new orders for the…

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Securing access to eJournals for the long-term

The Library & Archives Service has subscribed to the Portico E-Journal Preservation Service.

Portico works with publishers and libraries to preserve eJournal content and associated metadata.  Journal content is transferred to Portico, with all descriptive metadata and structured full-text transformed to an archival format.  Content is regularly validated…

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Journal Consultation 2014 launched today!

Searching for online journals and articles for your learning, teaching, or researching?  Want to let the Library know which titles are relevant to your needs?  Now’s your chance!  The Journal Consultation launches today, and will run until 31st August 2014.  There are 3 different questionnaires, one for each Faculty…

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