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Libraries open Bank Holiday Monday 25/5

By Shauna K Barrett, on 19 May 2009

On Bank Holiday Monday 25th May, the Main and Science libraries will be open from 11.00-18.00.

Sunday 24th May: the Main and Science libraries will close at 21.00.
24 hour opening resumes Tuesday 26th May at 08.45 and ends on Saturday 30th May at 21.00.

Full details are available from: www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening.shtml

“A friendly seasonal reminder: books you borrow during the summer vacation can be recalled by other readers and this can result in long loans being shortened (we advise you by email) and/or renewals not being possible, so please be ready to return such items promptly. Thank you.”
Vincent Matthews
For UCL Library Services

Library Acquisitions April 2009

By Shauna K Barrett, on 19 May 2009

New Books added to library stock during April included:

Being there : the fieldwork encounter and the making of truth / edited by John Borneman, Abdellah Ha
Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, c2009.
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Anthropology and climate change : from encounters to actions / editors, Susan A. Crate and Mark Nutt
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2009.
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bhghge.jpeMourning religion / edited by William B. Parsons, Diane Jonte-Pace, and Susan E. Henking.
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2008.
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Divination and healing : potent vision / edited by Michael Winkelman and Philip M. Peek.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2004.
ANTHROPOLOGY D 180 WIN

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New Subject Librarian for Anthropology

By Cecile Dubuis, on 17 April 2009

My secondment in the position of Subject Librarian for Anthropology has ended and the new post holder is Shauna Barrett.

She is based in room 109 in the Science Library will be working part-time on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings. She can be contacted by email to s.barrett@ucl.ac.uk and by phone on 020 7679 2791 (internal UCL ext. 32791).Thank you and goodbye!

Cecile

Library Acquisitions March 2009

By Cecile Dubuis, on 17 April 2009

New Books added to library stock during March included:

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Wilson, Peter J., 1933-
Oscar : an inquiry into the nature of sanity? / Peter J. Wilson.
Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Press, 1992, c1974.
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Dumit, Joseph.
Picturing personhood : brain scans and biomedical identity / Joseph Dumit.
Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, c2004.
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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
The first and second discourses / Jean-Jacques Rousseau Boston, [Mass.] : Bedford/St. Martin’s ; c1964.
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Easter vacation opening hours

By Cecile Dubuis, on 31 March 2009

Libraries will be closed from 17:00 on Wednesday 8 April for the UCL closed period, until Tuesday 14 April inclusive.

From Wednesday 15 April, 24 hour opening resumes at the Main and Science Libraries and ends on Saturday 30 May at 21:00.

Please see http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening.shtml for full details

Library Acquisitions February 2009

By Cecile Dubuis, on 9 March 2009

New Books added to library stock during February included:

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One discipline, four ways : British, German, French, and American anthropology / Fredrik Barth Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
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Cashmore, Ernest.
Celebrity/culture / Ellis Cashmore.
Abingdon : Routledge, 2006.
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Stanford, Craig B. (Craig Britton), 1956-
Biological anthropology : the natural history of humankind /Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2009.
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Cinema Image Gallery

By Cecile Dubuis, on 9 March 2009

We have a trial of Cinema Image Gallery during March and April 2009.

Cinema Image Gallery presents the history of film-making through a wide range of high-quality images of films in production.  It includes more than 152,000 superior-quality images, from the latter part of the 19th century to the beginning of the 21st century.   It also offers an extensive TV stills archive featuring classic and modern television.

To help subject librarians assess the importance of this resource, please send feedback to ejournals@ucl.ac.uk, or post a comment, below.

Library Acquisitions January 2009

By Cecile Dubuis, on 17 February 2009

 New Books added to library stock during January included:

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Collier, John, 1913-1992.
Visual anthropology : photography as a research method / John Collier, Jr., and Malcolm Collier. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1986.
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Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.), 1948-
Chimpanzee politics : power and sex among apes / Frans de Waal ; with photographs and drawings. New York : Harper & Row, c1982.
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New Encyclopedia in the Anthropology Collection

By Cecile Dubuis, on 16 February 2009

The library recently acquired two newly published encyclopedias 

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The 2 volumes Encyclopedia of Gender and Society

Edited by Jodi O’Brien (Sage, 2009)
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The 3 volumes LGBTQ America Today: an Encyclopedia

Edited by John C. Hawley (Greenwood Press, 2009)
Available for reference at :ANTHROPOLOGY U 23 HAW

British Periodicals Online

By Cecile Dubuis, on 16 February 2009

The Library now has access to British Periodicals Online, which provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.

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Among the periodicals included are titles founded, edited or regularly contributed to by a host of important figures – Aubrey Beardsley, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Henry Fielding, Ford Madox Ford, Jerome K. Jerome, Samuel Johnson,and W. M. Rossetti to name but a few.

A wide variety of different types of periodical are represented, including art periodicals, penny weeklies and illustrated magazines. The collection forms an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture.

All the titles in British Periodicals appear individually in UCL’s ejournals list.