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Library

Decolonial practice for library collections, part 2

The Library uses the Barnard Classification Scheme to organise print resources into subject-related categories.  Cyril Barnard was the School’s first professional librarian, and he wrote his A classification for medical and veterinary libraries in 1936, amended in 1955.  There was … Continue reading

Decolonial practice for library collections, part 1

University library collections support the teaching and research demands placed by the organisation in which they are embedded.  Not only are resources in collections dominated by thought and knowledge creation of the global north, but several library practices contribute to … Continue reading

Effective Literature Searching: ‘refresher’ summary training sessions for MSc students – booking now available.

These take place on: Tuesday 11th May 09:00 to 11:00Thursday 13th May 15:30 to 17:30Friday 15th May 12:00 to 14:00 Tuesday 22nd June 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 23rd June 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 24th June 12:00 to 14:00 All the above session … Continue reading

MeSH update for 2021: new subject headings of interest to LSHTM users

Every year the National Library of Medicine updates its MeSH index for Medline and PubMed. This adds new terms to catch up with changes in the research. Details of the update are published on the NLM website and will be … Continue reading

Library Inductions for new students: welcome to our Library services

Library Inductions for new students. Welcome to all our new students! We look forward to supporting you in your studies this year. There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during Welcome week. When you have … Continue reading

Library Support for Researchers – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review searches.

Dear Research Degree Students (RDS) & Research Staff, ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online … Continue reading

MSc Student Support – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review level searches.

Dear Students, ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online support in areas such as:  Literature … Continue reading

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme: part 7

And here it is, the final instalment of our alternative guide to the Library’s Barnard classification scheme. We hope you’ve enjoyed this light-hearted look at what our scheme covers, subjects that may be of interest, and a new appreciation for … Continue reading

Finding LSHTM data and other reusable resources

LSHTM Data Compass is a digital repository of research items produced by LSHTM researchers – staff and students alike – that have been made available for analysis and use in further research. The repository lists almost 1,500 item, including databases … Continue reading