All posts tagged Library Resources

Green Libraries Week – Climate Crisis Eresources

Throughout Green Libraries Week, we’ve been blogging about the relationship between sustainability and libraries, and highlighting LSHTM Library resources and initiatives. As noted in the introductory post on Monday, the climate crisis can affect and is affecting every one of us, while particularly affecting many of the world’s…

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Green Libraries Week – Energy Use and Waste Reduction

Acting sustainably as a university library is about reducing consumption of resources where possible, and reducing wasted resources through reuse. We’ve already explored the importance of acting sustainably with regard to water yesterday in another blogpost. Energy is another resource we need to use carefully, especially while universities are…

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02 – 08 October 2023 is Green Libraries Week

Every year Libraries Week celebrates the contribution that libraries have to offer their communities across the UK. Libraries Week is organised by the library and information association, CILIP and the theme this year is climate change and sustainability:

“In 2023, Libraries Week becomes Green Libraries Week, a celebration of the…

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Cyril Cuthbert Barnard: a new poster display in the Library

Visit the Library’s Barnard Room to find out more about the first professional librarian at LSHTM – Cyril Cuthbert Barnard (1894-1959).

If you’ve ever taken a book out of the Library, chances are you will have noticed the shelf mark on the spine. All books in the Library…

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World Book and Copyright Day 2023

World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, activities take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books, linking the past and future, and creating a bridge between generations and across cultures. On this…

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Book display : Twenty years of the Centre for History in Public Health

The Library is celebrating twenty years of the Centre for History in Public Health with a book display, highlighting a number of items in the library collection which focus on subjects around health history and public health history.

The Centre was formed in 2003, but has its origins in late…

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Photograph of Dry January book display consisting of eight books, with bust of Sir Richard Doll on the right.

Book Display: Dry January

Dry January is a campaign run by Alcohol Change UK during which participants abstain from drinking alcohol for January. Alcohol Change UK is a British charity that works towards reducing harms caused by alcohol consumption. Since it started in 2012, Dry January has grown fast. It has been widely covered…

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A photograph of the Library book display, showing thirteen brightly coloured books on a cabinet surrounding a metal bust of Sir Richard Doll.

London Book Display

As we continue to welcome new and returning students to LSHTM, we have put together a selection of books from our collection about the city of London. From bubonic plague to air pollution, the works collected cover many of the challenges of living in this city over the centuries. Whether…

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September is Vascular Disease Awareness month

As part of Vascular Disease Awareness month the Circulation Foundation’s ‘The Body Walk’ campaign raises awareness and funding for research and support. Information about vascular disease and The Body Walk campaign can be found on the Circulation Foundation website.

Vascular disease includes diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic…

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World Hepatitis Day 28th July 2022

The World Hepatitis Day is coordinated by the World Hepatitis Alliance and is one of several WHO global public health days that take place annually.

“World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes place every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global…

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