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Queen Square Library visit

When 11 Nov 2014
from 15:00 to 17:00
Where Queen Square
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LHL Staff Development Group have organised a free visits to Queen Square Library, Archive & Museum.

The Queen Square Library is a joint resource between the UCL Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and is the recognised specialist Library for Neurology within the University of London. The Library’s collection primarily covers neurology, neurosurgery and neuroscience. The printed collection is composed of approximately 15,000 bound journals, 63 current print journal subscriptions, 18,500 books and monographs, including a unique collection of 3,000 specialist, rare and historical books and papers.

The Library also houses and manages a fascinating and unique collection of archives belonging to the National Hospital, including 1,500 volumes of case notes dating from the founding of the Hospital in 1860, as well as minute books, photographs, maps and plans. The Library holds regular exhibitions showcasing the contribution of key figures from Queen Square’s history. Further details can be found on the Queen Square Archives website.

In the first half of 2010 the library underwent a major refurbishment, and now has 33 study spaces, an on-site training room, computers which provide access to both the UCLH network and UCL ejournals, an environmentally-controlled Archives “pod” and a floor-to-ceiling museum wall. Please see website for further details.

Details of how to get there (it is located at the north end of Queen Square)

To book e-mail Sarah Lawson. Limited to 10 people.

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