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    A report from the Female Religious Leaders Discussion Panel at LSE by one of our team

A report from the Female Religious Leaders Discussion Panel at LSE by one of our team

A diverse group of female leaders took part at the Female Religious Leaders Discussion Panel at the LSE Faith Centre on the 17 November 2015, part of the Interfaith Week. One of our team from the Library (Fabi) took part and presented on the archives of the Movement for the Ordination of Women (MOW), and two women who were […]

November 23rd, 2015|Library collections, Library insights|Comments Off on A report from the Female Religious Leaders Discussion Panel at LSE by one of our team|

‘A Woman’s Place Is In The House…of Commons’

Thirty-five years ago this month, The 300 Group was launched in the Grand Committee Room in the House of Commons. In 1979, Margaret Thatcher had been elected as Britain’s first female Prime Minister, but there were only 18 other women amongst 635 Members elected to the House of Commons. Only 3% of the House of Commons were women. This […]

Gillian Murphy

About Gillian Murphy

Gillian Murphy is an Assistant Archivist in LSE Library.

November 18th, 2015|Academic Support & Training, Featured, Library collections, Library insights|Comments Off on ‘A Woman’s Place Is In The House…of Commons’|
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    The Library renews Financial Times subscription for LSE students

The Library renews Financial Times subscription for LSE students

Following a positive response from LSE students, the Library is pleased to announce it has renewed its full-access subscription to FT.com for a further three years.

The FT.com service was launched by the Library in February 2014, with over 6,000 students and staff subsequently signing up. Registration for the subscription is available by using your LSE log-in.

The Library’s subscription allows […]

Peter Carrol

About Peter Carrol

Peter Carrol is the Communications Officer at LSE Library.

January 27th, 2015|Featured, Library insights|Comments Off on The Library renews Financial Times subscription for LSE students|
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    LSE Library launches Women’s Walks, a new mobile app that brings history to life

LSE Library launches Women’s Walks, a new mobile app that brings history to life

LSE Library has partnered with Arts Council England to launch Women’s Walks, an exciting new mobile phone app that enables users to engage with archive materials from women’s history as they walk through London’s streets. Women’s Walks is now available to download for free from iTunes app store.

Women’s Walks combines smartphone technology with the fascinating and diverse archive material […]

Peter Carrol

About Peter Carrol

Peter Carrol is the Communications Officer at LSE Library.

November 3rd, 2014|Library insights|Comments Off on LSE Library launches Women’s Walks, a new mobile app that brings history to life|

LSE 87% compliant with the RCUK Policy on Open Access

In September 2014 LSE Library reported to Research Councils UK (RCUK) on the School’s compliance with the recently introduced RCUK Policy on Open Access (OA). The Library is pleased to report that 87% of LSE RCUK-funded papers identified for the first reporting phase are freely available to read online via open access.

This post outlines some of the background […]

Nathalie Cornee

About Nathalie Cornee

Nathalie Cornée is the Research Information Analyst and Open Access Officer at LSE Library

September 23rd, 2014|Featured, Library insights|Comments Off on LSE 87% compliant with the RCUK Policy on Open Access|