Biosciences Blog

New Subject Librarian contact for Psychology & Biosciences

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:34:22 +0000

The new year sees a temporary change of library contact for the Faculty of Biosciences and the Department of Psychology. I have recently moved to the UCL Language & Speech Science Library as Acting Site Librarian on a temporary basis.  I am pleased to introduce Jacqui Smith, who has joined the UCL Library Biomedical Team […]


Mendeley on Desktop@UCL

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:53:07 +0000

Are you getting organised for the year ahead?  Did you know that reference management software Mendeley is now available on Desktop@UCL?  For more information about Mendeley, see my colleague’s post on the Cruciform Library iSkills Blog, “E-resource of the month: Mendeley“.  A web account and desktop software can be downloaded for use on personal computers, […]


Accessing UCL and IOE libraries for UCL and IOE students

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:53:35 +0000

The exciting news that the Institute of Education (IOE) became part of UCL in December, means that UCL and IOE students may use library services of both institutions. To visit IOE’s Newsam Library and Archives UCL students will need to present their UCL ID card at IOE Library and register. As announced in our November news […]


Happy New Year! Opening times on 3rd & 4th Jan 2015

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:37:18 +0000

  Happy New Year everyone! I hope you’ve had a relaxing vacation. We’ll be opening the Science Library this weekend for the following times:   Saturday 3rd January Library open 11:00-21:00 (Assistance Desk 11:00-17:45) Sunday 4th January Library open 11:00-21:00 (Assistance Desk closed) Opening dates and hours vary for other sites (smaller sites may not […]


Welcome! Library tour for Biosciences at 14.00 today

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:58:47 +0000

Hello! I’m the Subject Librarian for Biosciences & Psychology and my colleagues and I are here to help you find information for your studies and research! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any queries by emailing If you haven’t yet attended a library orientation, I’m running a Science library tour covering […]


New resources and trials – summary

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:51:56 +0000

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 Focuses primarily on unpublished tests, developed by researchers but not made commercially available.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, […]


Restricted access to Medical Science and Cruciform collections

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:20:19 +0000

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 […]


Induction Course for SLMS PhD students

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:00:46 +0000

*Posted on behalf of Dr. Morgana Vianna. Course details are also available via the Doctoral Skills Development Programme course list.*  PhD Induction Course for School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS) This course is for research students in the School of Life and Medical Sciences. This two and a half day training programme (Mon 06th – […]


Science Library Windows Replacement Project

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:45:50 +0000

This summer sees a major project to replace all the windows on the Darwin Walk and Malet Place elevations of the Science Library with high energy rating double glazed windows.  Unfortunately, each room having a window replaced in it will be considered a building site and will need to be closed for several days.  This […]


Library closures – Mon 30th June & Fri 11th July

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:34:45 +0000

Monday 30th of June – closed until 12:00 noon The summer progamme of building works seems to be in full swing!  The eagle-eyed will have noticed that scaffolding is being put up around the Science Library building  – some maintenance work is scheduled to take place on the windows over the summer.   On Monday the […]