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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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A warm welcome to our new students from the Library & Archives Service

There’s a lot of excitement in the Library at present as we prepare for the new academic year.  We have already welcomed the first intake of students on the Diploma in Tropical Nursing; yesterday afternoon we ran Library tours for our international students; and next week will be the…

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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 correct at the moment. If you are looking…

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LSHTM Library & Archives Service are now on Facebook

 It is now possible to follow the latest news and developments in the Library on Facebook. The Library has created a fan page on the popular social media site (https://www.facebook.com/pages/London-School-of-Hygiene-Tropical-Medicine-Library-Archives-Service/635224796567510) that provides regular updated information on…

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Library Laptop Lockers

Ever been tied to your desk all day because you couldn’t face hauling your laptop around with you? Well LSHTM library have just the thing for you! We are very excited to announce the arrival of 13 laptop lockers to free you (for a short time at least!) from…

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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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Annual Journal Consultation 2014

It’s that time of year again!  Every year the Library carries out a Journal Consultation in which we ask for your opinions on potential new journal subscriptions and possible journal cancellations.  This year we are trying a slightly different approach.  In previous years we have sent the same questionnaire…

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Wellcome to digitise the Library’s 19th Century literature

The School Library has been selected to contribute to the UK Medical Heritage Library digitisation project, joint funded by the Wellcome Library and JISC. The project aims to create high quality digital scans of 19th century medical books and pamphlets which will be available for everyone to use under a…

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First digitally-born e-thesis at LSHTM

A milestone has been reached with the School’s first ‘e-born’ thesis now available via LSHTM Research Online!

The thesis by Dr Alex Cook and entitled ‘Control of Salmonella infection in pigs at the farm level in Great Britain’ joins the many that have been digitised from paper copies…

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