All posts tagged Library

The Historical Collection: Cottage hospitals general, fever, and convalescent by Henry C. Burdett

Today, we will take a quick look at Henry C. Burdett’s book Cottage Hospitals General, Fever, and Convalescent. This book is part of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Library’s historical collection and can be found under the Barnard Classification Scheme classmark of SYBH (Cottage Hospitals…

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The Historical Collection: Small Pox and the debate over early vaccination

In this blogpost we take a look at a couple of books found in the Reece Collection, a collection of items largely on the topics of small pox and early vaccination once owned by Richard J Reece.

In the early 19th century, the advent of vaccination sparked intense debates within…

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Book Display: World Environment Day 2024

World Environment Day, observed annually on 5 June, serves as a global platform for raising awareness and prompting action for environmental protection. Established by the United Nations in 1973, this day has become one of the most significant global events dedicated to environmental advocacy, engaging individuals, communities, and governments in…

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Get ahead: book a library information skills session

Effective Literature Searching: relevant for MSc Projects – booking now available (all sessions on Zoom)

These take place on:

Part 1 – step by step literature searching: relevant to all types of MSc project.Monday 24 June 13:00 to 14:30Thursday 27 June 11:00 to 12:30Monday 1 July 12:00 to 13:00Tuesday 2 July 10:00 to 11:30

All the above…

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An image of a cows head

Historical Collection: The Victorian meat market, tainted meat, and public health crisis—a look at W. Wylde’s The Inspection of Meat. 

This is a blog post about the book “The Inspection of Meat: A Guide and Instruction Book to Officers Supervising Contract-Meat and to All Sanitary Inspectors Embodying the Teaching Imparted to the Army Service Corps.” By W. Wylde. This item is part of the London School of Hygiene and…

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Open Access publication

Open Research seminar series: Open publishing and peer review with Wellcome Open Research

Thu, May 23, 2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BST.

Event registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2890971650647376730

This online seminar will introduce the open publishing and peer review model used by Wellcome Open Research, alongside other F1000-supported platforms, such as Gates Open Research, Open Research Europe, NIHR Open Research and F1000Research.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the publication requirements for Wellcome Open Research, and the workflows for submission, revision, and post-publication open peer review. It will provide advice for authors on how to address challenges in open access publication, and engage with the revision and peer review process that follows.

The seminar will also highlight several emerging trends in open publishing and research, including the use of pre-print servers, and the newly announced verified pre-print platform, VeriXiv – a partnership between F1000 and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Bones, beetles and bassoons: Highlights from the historical collections

The library at LSHTM holds a variety of material in its historical collections, much of it dating from the 19th century before the School was founded. Read on for some highlights from among this material.

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New way to find your books in the Library!

With the recent revision of the Barnard classification scheme – which determines where books are shelved in the Library – the Collections team has been investigating ways that searching for books can be made easier for readers.

At the Enquiries Desk, when readers wish to find a book that they have read…

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The history of tuberculosis, cover of book "The greatest story never told"

World Tuberculosis Day 2024. Yes! We can end TB!

The theme of World TB Day 2024 is “Yes! We can end TB!”

The World Tuberculosis Report 2023 (World Health Organization) is available as a free download:

https://www.who.int/teams/global-tuberculosis-programme/tb-reports/global-tuberculosis-report-2023

The following references are a taste of the selection…

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Book display: Nutrition & Hydration Week 2024

It’s Nutrition and Hydration week from the 11th to the 17th March 2024.

Nutrition and Hydration Week, 11th – 17th March 2024

This year, the theme around the week is “Making a Difference Everyday”, it’s all important we all consider if we’re getting enough nutrients in our diets…

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