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Library

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme: part 2

Following on from last week’s post here is the second instalment of the Library’s alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme which is used to arrange books and resources into categories on the shelves. This instalment covers Classes F-J: F, … Continue reading

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme

In 1936, Cyril Cuthbert Barnard (1894-1959) published the first edition of his Classification for Medical and Veterinary Libraries. Barnard was the School’s first Librarian, in post between 1921-1959. In selecting resources it soon became apparent to Barnard that the classification … Continue reading

The Gilded Vectors of Disease: Sculptures at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Decorating the exterior of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a frieze in the Art Deco style of gilded bronze figures of ten different animals. The figures are sculpted into the iron balconies on the first … Continue reading

British Mosquito Control Institute on Hayling Island.

By Mia Annesen-Wood Although having recently discovered National Insect Week happens rather disappointingly once every two years, I would still like to bring awareness to National Insect Week (at least for next year anyway). I have done some research using … Continue reading