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Library reading room and study area reopening

Screen Shot 2018-05-17 at 15.37.22The new study area in the library reading room will be re-opened on Thursday 17th of May at 12 midday.

Come to look at the increased study space, new chairs, and furniture.

We have a video on YouTube of the new area.

 

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New Titles Added to Medhand Mobile Libraries

9781405171076The Medhand Mobile Libraries App has added new ‘App-Books’

You may return your present books, if you wish to borrow these by logging in at bookstore.medhand.com

If you haven’t requested up to 8 free books available on iPhone and Android devices what are you waiting for?

 Contact library@ldh.nhs.uk for a code.

New Titles added:

All 10 Eureka titles from JP Medical!

Hepatology at a Glance (Wiley)

Metabolism at a Glance (Wiley)

ECG for Beginners

Cancer and its Management

Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic & Experimental Hematology 2e

The Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Easter Library Office Opening Times

The library office will be closed on the Friday the 29th and Monday the 2nd for Easter. If you have any requests please email them to library@ldh.nhs.uk but you may find what you are looking for in the Library Discovery Service. The IT room and library will be open 24/7 as usual with your ID badge, and no books, lendable laptops or devices need to be returned over the weekend.

We wish you a restful Easter break, and hope you enjoy the following image of a lovely rabbit.

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EBSCO eBooks now available

 

 

The EBSCO Discovery Service now has a collection of our most popular titles as eBooks through EBSCO eBook Library.

The EBSCO eBook library can be searched, in full-text along with all our journals and books via the Library Discovery Service, or you can browse the titles available using EBSCO eBooks (Athens Password Required)

You may read online, or download full books as PDF or EPUB files (You will need EBSCO eBooks app or Adobe Digital Editions installed)

You can create collections of books and papers for later reference with an EBSCO account.

You require an Athens account for all our resources, if you do not yet have one please apply at the Athens Self-Registration Site

We welcome recommendations for any titles that would suitable as an electronic format at library@ldh.nhs.uk 

 

 

 

 

Library refresh. The ‘nook’ has been barricaded

1b230c76-5a7c-492b-8405-8d4fa2b45350-381-000000325701ac75_fileIf you come into the library you will notice that the previously popular ‘nook’ area has been blocked off. Sorry if you enjoy this space but we are using it for temporary storage while we:

Add 5 new study seats, including power and adaptive reading lights, replace all the older seats and improve the present study spaces with space efficient tables. Many of the paper resources that were stored in the area are now available on the new Discovery Service.

The library team hopes to have the work completed by April, and thank you in advance for your understanding.

Christmas Closing

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The library office will be closed from the 23rd of December and will reopen on the 2nd of January. If you have have any requests between those times, please email library@ldh.nhs.uk and we will attend to them as soon as possible. The library and IT suite will be open 24/7 with your ID badge.

Thank you all for a fantastic 2017, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!