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Library information for the UCL Faculty of Life Sciences, Division of Bioscience


Archive for August, 2014

New resources and trials – summary

Francine C Wood11 August 2014

For more information and regular updates about new resources and trials, please see our Electronic Resources Blog.

New Resource

  • PsycTESTS. Focuses primarily on unpublished tests, developed by researchers but not made commercially available. Records link to materials describing the test in peer-reviewed literature, technical reports, or dissertations and related peer-reviewed literature describing test development, review, or use.
  • Our PsycBOOKS subscription now includes access to a number of new titles and the full text of all volumes in the APA Handbooks in Psychology Series, including: Addiction, Behavior Analysis, Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, Ethics in Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Multicultural Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality, Research Methods in Psychology, Sexuality and Psychology, Testing and Assessment in Psychology.  Access will soon be available via www.ucl.ac.uk/library/explore.  Please let me know if you have any problems accessing material.

Resource Trials

With thanks to Sarah Gilmore.

Restricted access to Medical Science and Cruciform collections

Francine C Wood11 August 2014

With apologies for the late notice, please be aware that the following library collections are temporarily unavailable due to building works.

Medical Sciences Reading Room (books) on the 2nd floor of the Science Library, will be unavailable on Monday 11th August to allow for the window replacement works. (This is only expected to be for one day.) More information. A book fetching service will operate at the Assistance Desk on the ground floor.

The Cruciform Library has recently been located on the 2nd  floor of the Science Library, sharing a space with the Medical Science Periodicals. From today, this room will be unavailable while books, periodicals and library staff, relocate to the new Cruciform Hub, which is expected to open on Tuesday 26th August.  This means that;

  • Print copies of Medical Science Periodicals  will be unavailable this week.
  • The Cruciform collections, will now be unavailable until the Cruciform Hub opens.

We are sorry for the inconvenience.  Please email me with any queries at f.wood@ucl.ac.uk or lib-crucienq@ucl.ac.uk for Cruciform Library Enquires.