LSHTM Library has reached an agreement with the British Library to produce digital copies of 148 doctoral theses completed between 1973 and 2007 currently held by them on microfilm.
Although all PhD candidates have had to provide a PDF of their thesis since 2014, in addition to the hard copy…
A vitally important question, this one. The Wellcome Trust (who last year gave us £208,038 for open access publishing charges) have announced that they will not be paying charges for publications which fail to meet their requirements.
has done the legwork so you don’t have to.
Ever wondered who’s reading the documents we have squirrelled away in Research Online? Pop along to http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/cgi/stats/report/ and get your hands on information that might surprise you.
For example, who’d’ve thought that in the last year, two downloads, not one…
Read it, loved it, but want more similar works? Researchers can now find related articles to the one they are reading but also ones held in the School’s Open Access research repository– the CORE Recommender is here.
CORE is a service that facilitates the access and navigation to millions…
Now in its ninth year, Open Access Week celebrates progress and promotes awareness to help make Open Access the norm in scholarship and research.
As part of the week’s activities we are sharing some info-graphics we’ve produced in the Library covering Open Access and publications.
With Open Access (OA) availability bringing the School’s research to an increasingly wide audience, it’s important that we have a way to keep track of the impact that our researchers’ work is having. As part of that effort, we’ve recently completed a project to coin DOIs (Digital…
What is a DOI?
A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is an alphanumeric string that is assigned to content in order to identify it and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet. This link is functional even if the URLs or services change over time and the resource…
2015 has been a very successful year for LSHTM Research, not only have we substantially increased the number of records we hold and the number downloads we have received we have also obtained new types of research for the repository as well.
Open Access Week is now in its eighth year offering the opportunity to celebrate our achievements so far, and further promote awareness to help make Open Access the new norm in research worldwide.
Exemplifying some of the achievements at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the institutional repository…
LSHTM Research Online – the School’s research repository for outputs – has re-launched its statistics dashboard and the image above includes the number of full-text downloads for items between January and June 2015.
Over this period nearly 220,000 downloads of items took place with the most downloaded item…