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Beware the predatory publishers

Taking a stand against predatory publishers

As ‘Open Access’ has become an integral part of scholarly communication there have been a number of new entrants to the scholarly publishing market who have been deemed ‘predatory’. It is likely that researchers will have received e-mails from these predators offering to…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – May 2014

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Last month LSHTM Research Online had its second highest ever month of downloads with over 19, 50 full text papers being downloaded. This month the…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – April 2014

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Last month we had over 16, 500 downloads of full text papers from LSHTM Research Online with Germany, China and the US the top three countries downloading. Below are the top five downloaded…

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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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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – March 2014

Last month we had just under 10, 000 downloads of full text papers from LSHTM Research Online with China, Germany and the USA the top three countries downloading. Below are the top five downloaded papers from March:

  Pathai, S; (2013) Does HIV accelerate the aging process? An assessment of clinical…

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SIGMA Research collection catalogue is now available

The archives of SIGMA Research have now been catalogued and the collection can be viewed online on the LSHTM archives catalogue. This is the fourth collection to be catalogued as part of the Wellcome Trust funded project to catalogue and preserve the School’s HIV/AIDS archive collections. The collection…

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25% discount on APC in BMJ Journals

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All staff and students who publish in a BMJ journal and wish to make their article immediately ‘Open Access’ now qualify for a 25% discount on the fee. This discount will be applied after…

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Wellcome Trust & Open Access monographs and book chapters

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Monographs and book chapters are a key part of academic publishing. This has been reflected in recent developments by bodies such as Wellcome Trust, JISC, HEFCE to tackle the issues surrounding making…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – February 2014

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Library & Archives Service F2F Student Survey 2014

Studying at The School? Tell us how we’re doing.

The Library & Archives Service F2F Student Survey 2014, which takes just 7 to 10 minutes to complete, is now live online at https://www.survey.lshtm.ac.uk/lasf2fstudentsurvey2014 and will be open until Thursday 17th April. All participants…

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