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Daoud Jackson has joined us for a week of work experience during his summer holiday.

 

He has just completed his first year of A levels where he is taking; Maths, Japanese, History and Theology.

 

During his time with us he is helping to index volumes of artwork from the Hodgson collection. Learn more about this project.

 

In just over two days Daoud has already worked his way through 102 images, including quails and storks.

 

We have also been using his Japanese language skills to assist with the translation

of recent acquisitions.

 

For more information about volunteering opportunities throughout the Museum take a look at our website.

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The latest edition of the NHM Magazine EVOLVE! is out now.

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The Summer 2013 edition is a bumper edition for fans of the NHM Library & Archives:

 

Letters of a naturalist

During this 'Wallace 100' anniversary year, Caroline Catchpole (Archivist, Wallace Correspondence Project), talks about the project, the life and work of this very important man and the collections held here at the NHM L&A.

 

Famous faces: Letters from poets, playwrights and pioneers

Daisy Cunynghame (Museum Archivist) highlights some of the more unexpected individuals who appear in the Archives.

 

Martin Hinton: The innate habits of a squirrel

Karolyn Shindler (L&A Associate) explores both the professional and personal life of former Keeper of Zoology, and his connections to the Piltdown fraud.

 

Museum Lives project

A project undertaken by the Centre for Arts and Humanities Research (CAHR), which has created a digital archive of interviews with 50 of the Museum's curators, conservators and researchers, past & present.

 

Evolve is available to purchase via the Museum website, in the shop or members receive it free.

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Hannah Rausa: Serials Librarian (Technical Services)

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How long have you worked at the NHM?


I started at the NHM Library 10 years ago in May 2003, as an Information Assistant.  I left for a short period to pursue my academic studies, but returned in August 2005.  I have been Serials Librarian for the past four years.

 

What were you doing before you came here?


I was studying for my BSc Geography Degree at University and I also worked as an office secretary in London.  Working at the NHM Library was my first full time job since leaving University. It is such an interesting and unique place to work in, I have continued to work here.

 

What does your average day look like?


An average day for me involves a variety of tasks.  They range from corresponding with our subscription agent and publishers, about our annual subscription orders and newly available content. Reviewing our expenditure forecasts against our budget, investigating alternative ways to access content which may benefit our users and our budget. I also assist staff with serial queries such as finding material on the shelves, tracking down missing issues, and advising on the best way to manage our serial records.  In addition I provide enquiry support on our service desk on a weekly basis.

 

 

 

If you had to pick one favourite from the L&A collections what would it be?


There are so many amazing items to choose from! A personal favourite is Williams Smith’s Geological Map from 1815.  It was the first treasure I unearthed when I started working here. I had the opportunity to handle it and was involved in some public outreach events associated with it, so really got a flavour of the excitement and amazement which it draws from people.

 

Do you have a favourite place or object on display in the Museum?


The Mineral Gallery is a fascinating space and I always discover new things each time I visit there – it is amazing to see what our natural world produces.  The Blue Whale also holds a place in my heart.  Along with the Central Hall it forms a strong memory of my first visit to the NHM when I was a child.  I remember being completely in awe of the size and beauty of the Museum and the Blue Whale.  I purchased a Blue Whale book from the museum shop, which was treasured for many years.

 

If you had to spend the rest of your life as an animal, what would it be and why?

 

Based on my love of the countryside and my belief in the value of family, I think it would have to be a dog, with its pack mentality and outdoor lifestyle.  I would of course need to be homed with a loving and caring human family. 

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Anthropology / Palaeontology

Anthropology

 

The human brain evolving : paleoneurological studies in honor of Ralph L. Holloway / editors, Douglas Broadfield ... [et al.].
Gosport (In.) : Stone Age Institute Press, 2010.
A 3B q HUM

 

Regionality and biotype exploitation in Danish Ertebølle and adjoining periods / by Inge Bødker Enghoff
Copenhagen : Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2011
A 3 o ENG

 

Palaeontology

 

Naukovi Kolektsiï Derzhavnoho Prirodoznavchoho Muzeiu. Vypusk 3, Paleobotanichnyi Fond (Neogen) / A.P. Mamchur
L'viv : Natsional'na akademiia nauk Ukraïny, 2009
P GM 069.5:562(477) MAM

 

Botany

 

Flora of India : Volume 23, Loranthaceae - Daphinphyllaceae / N. P. Balakrishnan ... et al. (eds.)
Kolkata : Botanical Survey of India, 2012.
B 581.9(54) FLO

 

Taxonomy of <Carex> sect. Rhomboidales (Cyperaceae) / Jin Xiao-Feng, Zheng Chao-Zong
Beijing : Science Press, 2013.
B 582.4P199 JIN Q

 

The Genus <Cypripedium> in China / Liu Zhongjian
Beijing : Science Press, 2013.
B 582.4P169 LIU

 

Flora of China : illustrations. Volume 19, Cucurbitaceae through Valerianaceae with Annonaceae and Berberidaceae / Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven, Hong Deyuan (eds.)
Beijing : Science Press, 2013.
B 581.9(51) FLO Q

 

Flora of China : illustrations. Volume 23, Acoraceae through Cyperaceae / Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven, Hong Deyuan (eds)
Beijing : Science Press, 2013.
B 581.9(51) FLO Q

 

Flora Malesiana : series 2 - Ferns and fern allies. Vol. 4, Blechnaceae, Hypodematiaceae, Monachosoraceae, Nephrolepidaceae, Oleandraceae, Pteridaceae subfam. Parkerioideae, Textaria Group: Arthropteris / H.P. Nooteboom ... [et al.]
Leiden : Flora Malesiana, 2010.
FERNS 582.35(595) STE
             

Entomology


A Complete History of the Butterflies & Moths of Sussex / Colin Pratt
S.l.: Colin. R. Pratt, 2010
E 72Ab q PRA Vol. 1
E 72Ab q PRA Vol. 2
E 72Ab q PRA Vol. 3

 


General


Mutation-Driven Evolution / Masatoshi Nei.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
L 9D o NEI

 

Age of the Dinosaur / Steve Parker
Natural History Museum 2013
L OFFICIAL PRESS BM Ac q PAR

 

Nature's treasurehouse : a history of the Natural History Museum / John Thackray and Bob Press
London : Natural History Museum, 2013.
L OFFICIAL PRESS BM A o THA

 

 

Mineralogy


Nicht von dieser Welt : Bayerns Meteorite / [Roland Eichhorn, Erwin Geiß, Rosemarie Loth]
Augsburg : Bayerisches Lamdesamt fur Umwelt, 2012
M 523.681(430) EIC

 

Uranium : cradle to grave / edited by Peter C. Burns and Ginger E. Sigmon
Quebec : Mineralogical Association of Canada, 2013
M 553.495 BUR

 

 

Ornithology (Tring)


The Biodiversity in Glasgow (BIG) Project / Elizabeth Humphreys, Paul Kirkland & Dan Chamberlain
Thetford, Norfolk : British Trust for Ornithology, 2013
ORNITHOLOGY S 103 M

                  

Birds in Cornwall Digital, 1931-2006
[Cornwall] : Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society, 2010.
ORNITHOLOGY CD-ROM BOX 

               

Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands / Ian Sinclair, Olivier Langrand ; illustrated by Norman Arlott ... [et al.].
Cape Town : Struik Nature, 2013.
ORNITHOLOGY 79 SIN

                   

Eggs and physiology through the evolution of amniotes / Maximilian T. Stockdale
[Bristol : University of Bristol, 2013.]
EGG STO

                               

Handbook of the birds of the world. Special volume: New species and global index / edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal, David A. Christie.
Barcelona : Lynx Edicions, 2013.
ORNITHOLOGY 70 HAN 

                  

Hornbills of the world : a photographic guide / Pilai Poonswad, Alan Kemp, Morten Strange, photography by Tim Laman and others.
Singapore : Draco Publishing, 2013.
ORNITHOLOGY 18(5) POO

                 

Image database for the Feather Guide for the Western Palearctic
[ ] : The Featherguide Organisation, [2009]
ORNITHOLOGY CD-ROM BOX  

              

The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story / Kathleen Kaska.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2012.
ORNITHOLOGY 96A ALL 

                 

Marine birds of the Eastern United States and the Bay of Fundy : distribution, numbers, trends, threats, and management / Ian C. T. Nesbet et al.
Cambridge, Mass. : Nuttall Ornithological Club, 2013
ORNITHOLOGY S 5101     

               

More than birds : adventurous lives of North American  naturalists / Val Shushkewich.
Toronto : Dundurn, [2012].
ORNITHOLOGY 96 SHU

                    

El mosquitero ibérico / Nacho Rodríguez Martínez, Javier García Fernández, José Luis Copete (coordinadores)
León : Grupo Ibérico de Anillamiento, 2013.
ORNITHOLOGY 18(11) MAR

                

Production of representative Cormorant population trends with confidence limits / authors : D.C. Chamberlain, G.E. Austin, R.E. Green & N.H.K. Burton
Thetford, Norfolk : British Trust for Ornithology, 2012
ORNITHOLOGY S 103 M 

                  

The Woodhen : a flightless island bird defying extinction / Clifford B. Frith.
Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013.
ORNITHOLOGY 18(2) FRI                  

 


Zoology

 

North American freshwater mussels : natural history, ecology, and conservation / Wendell R. Haag
Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
Z 10F q HAA

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Anthropology


Colonial collecting and display : encounters with material culture from the Andaman and Nicobar islands/ Claire Wintle.

New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, c2013

A 1 o WIN

 

Hunter-gatherer behavior : human response during the Younger Dryas / edited by Metin I. Eren

Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2012.

A 3 o ERE

 

Reassessing paleolithic subsistence : the Neandertal and modern human foragers of Saint-Césaire / Eugène Morin.

New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012

A 3 q MOR

 

The bioarchaeology of violence / edited by Debra L. Martin, Ryan P. Harrod, and Ventura R. Pérez ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen

Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2012

A 7A o MAR

 

Ancient ice mummies / James H. Dickson

Stroud, Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2011

A 7 o DIC

 

Palaeontology


Hundert Meisterwerke : die schönsten Geotope Bayerns / Redaktion : Ulrich Lagally

Augsburg : Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt, 2012

P 72L q LAG

 

Paleontologicheskiĭ Myzeĭ imeni IU. A. Orlova / [otv. red. A.V. Lopatin]

Moskva : PIN RAN, 2012

GM 069.5:562(470) ORL

 

Botany


Atlas sosudistykh rasteniĭ Tadzhikistana = Atlas roślin naczyniowych Tadżykistanu. Czesc 1 / Arkadiusz Nowak ... [et al.] ; [tłumaczenie na j. rosysjki Elena Jagt-Yazykova]

Opole : Stowarzyszenie Ochrony Przyrody BIOS : Studio Impreso Przemysław Biliczak, 2008.

B 581.9(584.5) NOW

 

Atlas of Vascular Plants of Tadjikistan. Part 2 / Marcin Nobis ... [et.al]

Opole ; Kraków : Institute of Botany Jagiellonian University [etc.], 2011.

B 581.9(584.5) NOW

 

Atlas of Vascular Plants of Tadjikistan. Part 3 / Arkadiusza Nowak ... [et al.]

Opole ; Kraków : Institute of Botany Jagiellonian University [etc.], 2011.

B 581.9(584.5) NOW

 

The Three-Legged Society : the lives of the Westmorland naturalists, collectors and friends, George Stabler, James M. Barnes and Joseph A. Martindale / by Ian D. Hodkinson and Allan Steward.

[Lancaster] : Centre for North-West Regional Studies, Lancaster University, 2012.

B 92 HOD

 

Dionaea : the Venus's flytrap / Tim Bailey, Stewart McPherson.

Poole, Dorset, England : Redfern Natural History Productions, 2012.

B 582.4P61 BAI

 

The code decoded : a user's guide to the international code of nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants / Nicholas Turland.

Königstein, Germany : Koeltz Scientific Books, 2013.

DARWIN CENTRE DC4 REF NOM

 

Les familles des plantes à fleurs d'Europe : Botanique systémique et utilitaire / Philippe Martin ; preface de Jacques Lambinon

Namur : Presses universitaires de Namur, 2013.

EURO HERBARIUM 581.9(4) MAR

 

Entomology


A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea. Vol.6, Noctuinae I / Zoltán Varga, Péter Gyulai, László Ronkay, & Gábor Ronkay

Budapest : Heterocera Press, 2013.

E DC MACROLEPIDOPTERA W.51 Vol. 6

 

General


Expressions : from Darwin to contemporary arts / editor Bergit Arends

London : Natural History Museum, 2009.

L 9C o DAR EXP

 

Food webs / Kevin S. McCann.

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.

L 10E o MCC

 

Energetic food webs : an analysis of real and model ecosystems / John C. Moore, Peter C. De Ruiter.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

L 10E o MOO

 

The Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations 2013

[London] : Stationery Office, 2013

L 72Aa q GRE

 

Results of a monitoring survey of bog woodland / John Cross and Deidre Lynn

Dublin : National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2013.

L 72Ac q NAT

 

A survey of the benthic macrophytes of three hard-water lakes : Lough Bunny, Lough Carra and Lough Owel / Cilian Roden and Paul Murphy

[Dublin] : National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2013.

L 72Ac q NAT

 

Results of a monitoring survey of old sessile oak woods and alluvial forests / Fionnuala H. O'Neill and Simon J. Barron

Dublin : National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2013.

L 72Ac q NAT

 

Rastitel'nyĭ i zhivotnyĭ Mir Ostrov Severo-Zapadnoĭ chasti Tikhogo okeana / otv. red. S. IU. Storozhenko

Vladivostok : Dal'nauka, 2012.

L 73A o RUS

 

The innovative museum : it's Up to You...

Edinburgh ; Cambridge, Mass. : MuseumsETC, 2013

L 84 o INN

 

Coded chimera : exploring relationships between sculptural form making and biological morphogenisis through computer modelling / Bruce Gernand, Alan Blackwell, Norman MacLeod

[S.l.] : Crucible Network, 2011

L 93 q GER

 

Atlas of benthic foraminifera / Ann Holbourn, Andrew S. Henderson, and Norman MacLeod

OFFICIAL PRESS Cc q HOL

 

Mineralogy


Meteoriten : Zeitzeugen der Entstehung des Sonnensystems = Meteorites : witnesses of the origin of the solar system / Franz Brandstätter, Ludovic Ferrière, Christian Köberl ; [transl.: Christian Köberl]

Wien : Verlag des Naturhistorisches Museums, 2013.

M 523.68 BRA

 

Indien : Mineralien, Fundorte, Lagerstätten / Berthold Ottens

München : Christian Weise Verlag ; 2011.

M (540) OTT

 

Zoology


North American freshwater mussels : natural history, ecology, and conservation / Wendell R. Haag

Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012

Z 10F q HAA

 

Stung! : on jellyfish blooms and the future of the ocean / Lisa-Ann Gershwin ; with a foreword by Sylvia Earle.

Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013

Z 45A o GER

 

The Quaternary of the Monadhliath Mountains and the Great Glen : field guide / edited by Clare M. Boston, Sven Lukas and Jon W. Merritt

Coventry : Quaternary Research Association, c2013

Z 72Ab o BOS

 

Biota rossiĭskikh vod I͡Aponskogo mori͡a. Tom 1, Rakoobraznye (Vetvistousye, Tonkopantsirnye, Mizidy, Evfauziidy) i Morske Pauki, chast' 2 / A. V. Adrianov (ed.)

Vladivostok : Dalʹnauka, 2007

Z 73A q BIO Vol. 1, pt. 2

 

Brakhiopody i Foronidy = Brachiopoda and Phoronida / O. N. Zezina, E. N. Temereva, A. V. Adrianov (ed.)

Vladivostok : Dalnauka, 2005.

Z 73I q ADR

 

Ravnonogie Raki (Isopoda) Chast' (Isopoda). Part 1 / O.A. Golovan, M.V. Maliutina, A. V. Chernyshev

Vladivostok : Dalnauka, 2010.

Z 73I q CHE

 

The effects of noise on aquatic life / Arthur N. Popper, Anthony Hawkins, editors.

New York : Springer, c2012.

Z 87 o INT

 

Seguimiento de <Algyroides marchi> : Informe final / Miguel A. Carretero ... et al.

Adrid : Asociación Herpetologica Española Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, 2010.

Z REPTILES 72 MIG

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Anthropology

 

Painted caves : palaeolithic rock art in western Europe / Andrew J. Lawson

A 3A o LAW

 

The Augustinian nunnery of St. Mary Clerkenwell, London : excavations 1974-96 / Barney Sloane

London : Museum of London Archaeology, 2012.

A 3 q SLO

 

'He being dead yet speaketh' : excavations at three post-medieval burial grounds in Tower Hamlets, East London, 2004-10 / Michael Henderson, Adrian Miles and Don Walker with Brian Connell and Robin Wroe Brown

London : Museum of London Archaeology, c2013.

A 6B q HEN

 

Disease in London, 1st-19th centuries : an illustrated guide to diagnosis / Don Walker ; photography by Andy Chopping and Edwin Baker

London : Museum of London Archaeology, 2012.

A 7F q WAL

 

Ancestors in Borneo societies : death, transformation, and social immortality / edited by Pascal Couderc and Kenneth Sillander.

Copenhagen : NIAS Press, 2012.

A 87 o COU

 

Palaeontology

 

Rhinoceros giants : the paleobiology of Indricotheres / Donald R. Prothero

P 15C o PRO

 

Palaeobiology of Middle Paleozoic marine brachiopods : a case study of extinct organisms in classical paleontology / Rituparna Bose

Cham [Germany] ; New York : Springer, 2013.

P 36 o BOS

 

Geologie im Rheinischen Schiefergebirge. Teil 2, Bergishches Land / Karl-Heinz Ribbert ; mit beiträgen von Hans Baumgarten ... [et al.]

Krefeld : Geologischer Dienst Nordrhein-Westfalen, 2012.

P 72L o RIB

 

Botany

 

Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazon : footsteps in the forest / Sandra Knapp

London : Natural History Museum, 2013.

92 WAL KNA

 

Call them the happy years : an autobiography by Barbara Everard from her typewritten account of the years from 1910 to1952 / transcribed and abridged by Martin Everard.

Peterborough : FastPrint Pub., 2011.

B 92 EVE

 

Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Family Magnoliaceae, 5-8 May 2009, Guangzhou, China / edited by Xia Nian-He ... [et al.].

Wuhan, China : Huazhong University of Science & Technology Press, 2012.

B 582.4P4 XIA Q

 

The Tradescants' orchard : the mystery of a seventeenth-century painted fruit book / Barrie Juniper & Hanneke Grootenboer.

Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2013.

B 7.043 JUN Q

 

Flora exotica of Jammu and Kashmir / B.L. Bhellum, Rani Magotra, Vir Jee.

New Delhi : Gyan Pub. House, 2013.

B 581.9(54) BHE

 

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and botany : the salutary science / Alexandra Cook.

Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2012.

B 92 ROU COO

 

Entomology

 

The meadow brown butterflies : a study in genetics, morphology and evolution / George Thomson

Waterbeck : George Thomson, 2011.

E RHOPALOCERA T.21a

 

General

 

Evolution : making sense of life / Carl Zimmer, Douglas J. Emlen

Greenwood Village, CO : Roberts and Company Publishers, 2013.

L 9D o ZIM

 

The legacy of a Red Hills hunting plantation : Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy / Robert L. Crawford and William R. Brueckheimer ; with editorial contributions by William Warren Rogers.

Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2012.

L 65B q CRA

 

Problemy i perspektyvy rozvytku muzeïv vishchykh nachalʹnykh zakladiv Ukraïny  : materialy 2-go Kruhloho stolu (Kyïv, 23-24 lystopada 2007 r.) / [vidpovidalʹnyĭ redaktor S. M. Khovrych]

Kyïv: Derzhavnyĭ politekhnichnyĭ muzeĭ, 2007.

L 84 o PRO

 

SPNHC Strategic Plan January 2013

[S.l.] : SPNHC, 2013

L 84 q SOC

 

Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre

Le Havre : Ville du Havre, 2000.

L 85 q HAV

 

Information resource description : creating and managing metadata / Philip Hider

London : Facet, 2012

L LIBRARIANSHIP 681.3 HID

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year : the masters of nature photography / Jim Brandenburg ... et al.

London : Natural History Museum, 2013.

L OFFICIAL PRESS BM Abb q NAT

 

State of Nature

[S.l. : s.n.], 2013.

L REFERENCE D 574 (1) STA

 

Mineralogy

 

Zarenschätze : Mineralien & Fundstellen in Russland, Armenien, Aserbaidschan, Georgien, Kasachstan, Kirgistan, Tadschikistan, Turkmenistan, Usbekistan, Weissrussland und in der Ukraine / Peter Kolesar, Jaromir Tvrdý ; unter Mitarbeit von Rainer Bode und Steffen Jahn

Haltern : Bode, 2006.

M 553.3/.9 KOL

 

Apatite : the great pretender / contributors, Michael Bainbridge ... [et al.] ; editors, John Rakovan and Gloria A. Staebler with Donald A. Dallaire and David W. Bunk ; illustrators, Tina Alves ... [et al.].

Denver, Colo. : Lithographie, Ltd., 2013.

M 553.641 BAI

 

Zoology

 

Swordfish : a biography of the ocean gladiator / Richard Ellis.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013

Z 22 o ELL

 

Mating and ecology of <Hydromedusa tectifera> (Testudines - Chelidae) in the polluted Pinheiros River Sao Paulo Brazil : field methodology, evolution and conservation

Sao Paulo : Edição do autor, 2012

Z REPTILES 70 MOR

 

Les rainettes du Cameroun (Amphibiens Anoures) / Jean-Louis Amiet

Nyons : J.-L. Amiet ; Saint-Nazaire (26 Av. de la Havane, 44600) : la Nef des livres, impr. 2012 Impr. Marque déposée).

Z REPTILES 74 AMI

 

Tortoises, terrapins and turtles of Africa / Bill Branch

Cape Town : Struik, 2008.

Z REPTILES 74 BRA

 

Amphibians of East Africa / Alan Channing and Kim M. Howell.

Ithaca, New York ; Frankfurt ; London  : Edition Chimaira/Cornell University Press, 2006.

Z REPTILES 74 CHA

 

Amphibians and reptiles of Texas : with keys, taxonomic synopses, bibliography, and distribution maps / James R. Dixon ; photographs by Toby J. Hibbitts.

College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

Z REPTILES 75 DIX

 

Les chauves-souris de Madagascar : guide de leur distribution, biologie et identification / Steven M. Goodman ; illustrations de Velizar Simeonovski.

Antananarivo, Madagascar : Association Vahatra, 2011.

Z MAMMALS 17E GOO

 

Contributo alla conoscenza della malacofauna del Golfo di Gabès (Tunisia) / Alberto Cecalupo, Giovanni Buzzurro e Mauro Mariani

Milano : Acquario Civico e Stazione Idrobiologica, c2008

Z 74Ac o CEC

 

Phylogeography and population genetics in Crustacea / edited by Christoph Held, Stefan Koenmann, Christoph D. Schubart

Boca Raton, Florida : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011

Z CRUSTACEA 32 SCH

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Anthropology

 

Forensic recovery of human remains : archaeological approaches / Tosha L. Dupras ... [et al.].

Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2012

A 6B o DUP

 

Curating human remains : caring for the dead in the United Kingdom / edited by Myra Giesen

Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2013

A 6B o GIE

 

Palaeontology

 

The age of reptiles : the art and science of Rudolph Zallinger's great dinosaur mural at Yale / compiled and edited by Rosemary Volpe ; with contributions by Rudolph F. Zallinger, Vincent Scully, and the staff of the Yale Peabody Museum

New Haven, Conn. : Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 2007.

P 20e q VOL

 

Botany

 

Art of nature [Chinese] / Judith Magee

[S.l.] : Chinese National Geography Books, 2013.

B 7.043 MAG

 

Flora of the Otway Plain and Ranges. 2 : daisies, heaths, peas, saltbushes, sundews, wattles and other shrubby and herbaceous dicotyledons / Enid Mayfield

Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013.

B 581.9(945) MAY

 

Flora del valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Fasciculo 107, Fabaceae / A. Rosa Olvera-Luna, Susana Gama- López, Alfonso Delgado-Salinas

Flora del valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Fasciculo 102, Bacillariophyta Hustedt / Eberto Novelo

Flora del valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Fasciculo 106, Hydrangeaceae Dumort. / Emmanuel Pérez- Calix

Flora del valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Fasciculo 105, Phytolaccaceae R. Br. / Lorena Villanueva Almanza

Flora del valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán. Fasciculo 104, Bignoniaceae Juss. / Esteban Martínez, Clara Hilda Ramos

México : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Biología, 2012.

B 581.9(79P9) SOU

 

Flora Zambesiaca. Volume 8, Part 5 / edited by Jonathan Timberlake & E. S. Martins

Kew : Published by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for the Flora Zambesiaca Managing Committee, 2013.

B 581.9(689) EXE

 

Rory McEwen : colours of reality / edited by Martin Rix.

Kew : Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013.

B 7.043 MCE Q

 

General

 

Mutation : the history of an idea from Darwin to genomics / Elof Axel Carlson

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, c2011

L 10H o CAR

 

Exploring the landscape of the National Forest : a walkers' guide to the landscape and natural environment of the National Forest / Keith Ambrose ... [et al].

Nottingham : British Geological Survey, 2012.

L 72Aa o NAT

 

Alfred Russel Wallace's 1886-1887 travel diary : the North American lecture tour / edited by Charles H. Smith and Megan Derr ; with a preface by Michael Shermer

Manchester, UK : Siri Scientific Press ; c2013.

L 96A o WAL

 

Practical digital preservation : a how-to guide for organizations of any size / Adrian Brown.

London : Facet, 2013

L LIBRARIANSHIP 681.3 BRO

 

A dictionary of environment and conservation.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

L REFERENCE B 502 PAR

 

The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought / edited by Michael Ruse.

Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013

L REFERENCE B 575.8 CAM

 

Mineralogy

 

Peru : paradise of minerals / Jaroslav Hyršl ... et al.

Lima : Museum Andrés del Castillo, 2010.

M (85) HYR

 

Minerals of the lead and zinc ore deposit Mežica / Aleksander Rečnik

Ljubljana : Jožef Stefan Institute, 2010.

M 553.8(497.12)

 

Amethyst : Uruguay - two centuries of amethyst mining / Reinhard Balze, Peter Masberg

München : Christian Weise, 2008.

M (899) BAL

 

Ornithology

 

Atlas der Brutvögel in Hamburg und Umgebung : Kartierungen im Rahmen des bundeswiten Atlasprojecktes "ADEBAR" / von Alexander Mitschke

Hamburg : Arbeitskreis an der Staatlichen Vogelschutzwarte Hamburg", 2012

ORNITHOLOGY S 1318                     

 

Australian bird names : a complete guide / by Ian  Fraser and Jeannie Gray.

Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 98 FRA                     

 

Catching the bug : a Sound Approach guide to the birds  of Poole Harbour / [text:] Mark Constantine, Nick Hopper & The Sound Approach ; [maps: Cecilia Bosman ;  photogr.: Nick Hopper ... et al. ; text ed.: Magnus  Robb ... et al.].

Poole : The Sound Approach, 2012.

ORNITHOLOGY 72Aa/11 CON                

 

Hornbills of the world : a photographic guide / Pilai Poonswad, Alan Kemp, Morten Strange, photography by Tim Laman and others.

Singapore : Draco Publishing, 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 18(5) POO                  

 

Looking for the Goshawk / Conor Mark Jameson

London : Bloomsbury, 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 18(1F) JAM                 

 

The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert  Porter Allen story / Kathleen Kaska.

Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012.

ORNITHOLOGY 96A ALL                    

 

More than birds : adventurous lives of North American  naturalists / Val Shushkewich.

Toronto : Dundurn, [2012], ©2012.

ORNITHOLOGY 96 SHU                     

 

Rare birds of the Canary Islands : Aves raras de las Islas Canarias / Eduardo García-del-Rey & Francisco Javier García Vargas

Barcelona : Lynx Edicions, 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 78 GAR                     

 

State of Nature

[S.l. : s.n.], 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 72A ROY                    

 

Understanding the role of avian vectors in the spread of <Phytophthora ramorum> / E. Coleman & J.A. Clark

Thetford, United Kingdom : British Trust for Ornithology, 2010.

ORNITHOLOGY S 103 M                    

 

Waterbirds on English Sites of Special Scientific  Interest : A review of the use made by non-breeding waterbirds of the English SSSI network / N.A. Calbrade, A.J. Musgrove & G.E. Austin

Thetford, United Kingdom : British Trust for Ornithology, 2011.

ORNITHOLOGY S 103 M                    

 

El mosquitero ibérico / Nacho Rodríguez Martínez, Javier García Fernández, José Luis Copete (coordinadores) [The Iberian Chiffchaff]

León : Grupo Ibérico de Anillamiento, 2013.

ORNITHOLOGY 18(11) MAR

 

Eggs and physiology through the evolution of amniotes / Maximilian T. Stockdale

[Bristol :University of Bristol, 2013.]

EGG STO

 

Zoology

 

Les Carnivora de Madagascar / Steven M. Goodman

Antananarivo, Madagascar : Association Vahatra, 2012.

Z 17D o GOO

 

Threatened Animals of Japanese Tidal Flats : Red Data Book of Seashore Benthos / Japanese Association of Benthology

Toaki University Press, Hadano 2012

Z 73I q JAP

 

A celebration of birds : C.G. Finch-Davies's final album of southern African birds.

Johannesburg : Natural History Books, c1990.

Z 88 f FIN

 

The biology of squat lobsters / editors: Gary C.B. Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, Joanne Taylor

Boca Raton, Florida : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011

Z CRUSTACEA 32 SCH

 

Decapod crustacean phylogenetics / edited by Joel W. Martin, Keith A. Crandall, Darryl L. Felder.

Boca Raton, Fla.; London : CRC Press, 2009

Z CRUSTACEA 32 SCH

 

Les petits mammifères de Madagascar : guide de leur distribution, biologie et identification / Voahangy Soarimalala & Steven M. Goodman ; illustrations de Velizar Simeonovski.

Antananarivo, Madagascar : Association Vahatra, 2011.

Z MAMMALS 79 SOA

 

Amphibians and Reptiles / Trevor J.C. Beebee

Exeter : Pelagic Publishing, 2013.

Z REPTILES 70 BEE

 

Snakes of Zimbabwe and Botswana / Donald G. Broadley, Roger Blaylock

Frankfurt am Main : Edition Chimaira, 2013.

Z REPTILES 74 BRO

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Drawings collection of Olivia Frances Tonge (1858-1949)

 

by Lisa Atalla, Information Assistant

 

Olivia Fanny Tonge (nee Fitzmaurice) was born in Glamorganshire in 1858. Her Father, Lewis Roper Fitzmaurice (b.1816, London), a mate and assistant surveyor on the H.M.S Beagle under John Lort Stokes was a keen naturalist and painter who specialised in watercolour landscapes. Many of his watercolours were used to illustrate Captain Lort Stokes’ book ‘Discovery in Australia… Voyage of H.M.S Beagle 1837-43’ (London, 1846).

 

 

NHM Image number: 043082

 

 

 

It was from her father that Olivia’s interest in travel and love of nature probably stemmed- although, it has been said he did not have much confidence in her as a painter, being unaware that her inability to draw landscapes was due to being short sighted rather than lack of talent. As a consequence, Olivia’s watercolours were small scale, focussing on flowers, bird and reptiles- things that she could see in detail close up.

 

 

 

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At the age of 19, Olivia married Dinely Fowler Tonge, with whom she had two daughters- Blanche and Ermin. At this point she gave up painting, spending time on other creative pursuits. This included writing articles for her friend the Reverend J. G. Wood’s publication ‘The Animal World’ and books such as ‘Petland Revisited’ as well as woodcarving, metalwork, singing, dress design and embroidery.


After her husband died, Olivia had to earn money to support her daughters, and became the needle work editor of ‘Hearth and Home’ for many years. She didn't begin painting again until her eldest daughter began to paint landscapes and portraits.

 

NHM Image number: 043080

 

 

 

In 1908, at the age of 50, Olivia embarked on the first of her two trips to India alone. In the preface to her sketchbooks a passage entitled ’Curious Fragment’ shows the determination and independence this would have required .Tonge3.jpg

 

 

“And it came to pass that a certain Grandmother, when that she had come to nigh on two score years and ten; and had gotten long in the tooth, spake to herself thus.- Lo, will I now paint… and verily no man mote stop her”


The 16 sketch books, donated to the Natural History Museum Library in 1952 each contain around 30 pages of annotated watercolours made in Sindh, Calcutta, Darjeeling, Mussoorie, Luknow, Karsiyang, Karachi and various other places across India and Pakistan- spanning both of Olivia’s trips in 1908-1910 and 1912-1913.

 

NHM Image number: 043090

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unusually, Olivia included cultural elements to her drawings, including people, local jewellery, toys, methods of transport (including working animals) and even local sweets.

 

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The pages were crowded with annotations and intertwining paintings of differing subjects. She depicted local people alongside the local flora and fauna, perhaps showing how the culture of the area is influenced by the natural world around them - and certainly making nature and science more accessible to the non-scientific community at home, who had an interest in the exotic.


Olivia’s annotations were charming and personal- not at all scientific, such as- “ A Mussoorie Black Crested Myna, a very friendly bird with a beautiful song”. The colours she used reflected the vibrancy and richness of the country she travelled in and the experience she was documenting.

 

 

 

NHM Image number: 021874

 

In 1913, on her return from India, Olivia again stopped painting- instead, taking up gardening.  She died in Lincoln at the age of 90.

 

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NHM Image number: 0430797

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Anthropology

RESponse of humans to abrupt Environmental Transitions [RESET] : a consortium project funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (UK), January 2008 to Summer 2013 : finale meeting 'When Europe was covered by ice and ash', The British Museum, London, 6 to 8 June, 2013 : programme and abstracts / Natural Environment Research Council, RESET, The British Museum

[London : The British Museum], 2013.

A 6 q RES

 

Human adaptation in the Asian Palaeolithic : Hominin dispersal and behaviour during the late Quaternary / Ryan J. Rabett

New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

A 3 q RAB

 

Palaeontology

Fossils : a photographic field guide / Chris and Helen Pellant

London : New Holland, 2013

P 15 o PEL

 

Geologicheskaia istoriia Podmoskov'ia v kollektsiiakh estestvennonauchnykh muzeev Rossiĭskoĭ akademii nauk / [I.A. Starodubtseva ... et al.]

Moskva : Nauka, 2008

P 72Z o STA

 

Faunal assemblages, stratigraphy and taphonomy of the Late Miocene localities in the Republic of Moldova / Aleksandru Lungu and Barbara Rzebik-Kowalska

Kraków : Polish Academy of Sciences, 2011

P 72Za o LUN

 

Botany

 

Flore des Seychelles: Dicotylédones / Francis Friedmann

2nd ed.

Marseille : Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 2011.

B 581.9(696) FRI

 

Trees and shrubs of Afghanistan : a dendrological guide / Mohammad Alam

Bussigny : Rossolis, 2011.

B 581.9(581) ALA

 

Kaffee : Ein globaler Erfolg = Coffee : a global success / H. Walter Lack, Kathrin Grotz & Tadesse W. Gole (eds)

Berlin : Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, 2013.

B 633.7 LAC

 

The genus Lachenalia / Graham Duncan ; with watercolours by Winsome Barker ... [et al.] ; line drawings by Vicki Thomas ; scientific editor, Trevor Edwards ; general editor, Martyn Rix.

Richmond, Surrey : Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens ; Chicago, IL : Distributed in North America by the University of Chicago Press, 2012.

B 582.4P178 DUN

 

Galanthomania : sneeuwklokjes = snowdrops / Hanneke van Dijk ; fotografie, George M. Otter

Arnhem : Terra, 2011.

B 582.4P174 DIJ

 

Entomology

 

The ants of Poland : with reference to the myrmecofauna of Europe / Wojciech Czechowski ...[et al.]

Warszawa : Natura optima dux Foundation, 2012.

E 72S o FAU Vol. 4

 

House dust mites and storage mites (Acari, Oribatida, Astigmatina) : identification keys / Krzysztof Solarz

E ARACHNIDA 29B SOL

 

General

 

Amazônia Maranhense : diversidade e conservação / Marlúcia Bonifácio Martins, Tadeu Gomes de Oliveira

Belém : Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, 2011.

L 76D q MAR

 

Art of Nature [Chinese] / Judith Magee

[S.l.] : Chinese National Geography Books, 2013.

L OFFICIAL PRESS BM Ac 85 o MAG

 

Climate change and European marine ecosystem research : European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (CLAMER) / Chris Reid, Glynn Gorick & Martin Edwards.

Plymouth : Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, SAHFOS, 2011.

L 87 o CLI

 

Handbook of meta-analysis in ecology and evolution / edited by Julia Koricheva, Jessica Gurevitch, and Kerrie Mengersen

Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]

L 93 q KOR

 

The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon.

Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.

L LIBRARIANSHIP 681.3 SOL

 

Meadows / George Peterken

Gillingham, Dorset : British Wildlife Publishing, 2013.

L 72A o PET

 

Proceedings of the Russia-China Bilateral Symposium on Marine Ecosystems under the Global Change in the Northwestern Pacific, Vladivostok, Russia, October 8-9, 2012 /

Vladivostok : Dalnauka, 2012.

L 77 q ZHI

 

Mineralogy

 

Minerals and their localities / Jan H. Bernard and Jaroslav Hyršl ; edited by Vandall T. King

Praha, Czech Republic : Granit, 2006

M 553.3 BER

 

Collecting Arizona : state of mines, legacy of minerals / recounted by Tony L. Potucek, Les Presmyk, Richard Graeme, and others ; edited by Terry C. Wallace, with Gloria A. Staebler ... [et al.]

Denver : Lithographie, c2012

M (791) WAL

 

Zoology

 

Run until dead : a brief history of the polar expedition dog / Marget Florio.

Mercersburg, Pa. : Polar Press, 2010.

Z 3A q FLO

 

Parazitozy Amerikanskoi Norki v Dikikh Populaitsiiakh i zookul'ture / E.I. Anisimova, S.V. Poloz

Minsk : Beloruskaia Nauka, 2010

Z 24 o ANI

 

Notas sobre algunos mamiferos Silvestres de Lomerio

Santa Cruz, Bolivia : BOLFOR 1996

Z 76H o PRO

 

Kangaroos / by Terence J Dawson.

Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2012

Z MAMMALS 17B DAW

 

Hermaphroditism : a primer on the biology, ecology, and evolution of dual sexuality / John C. Avise ; with organismal line-drawings by Trudy Nicholson.

New York : Columbia University Press, c2011

Z 14 o AVI

 

Fish larvae atlas of the NE Atlantic : results from the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey 1948-2005 / Edwards, M., Helaeout, P., Halliday, N., Beaugrand, G., Fox, C., Johns, D.G., Licandro, P., Lynam, C., Pitois, S., Stevens, D., Coombs, S. & Fonseca, L.

Plymouth : Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, SAHFOS, 2011

Z 49 o FIS

 

Conservation biology and applied zooarchaeology / edited by Steve Wolverton and R. Lee Lyman

Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2012

Z 10J o WOL

 

Castorul in România : monografie / Georgeta Ionescu ... [et al.]

Bucuresti : Editura Silvica, 2010

Z MAMMALS 17K ION

 

Animal London / Ianthe Ruthven

London : Square Peg, 2011

Z 3A o RUT

 

The amphibians and reptiles of Cyprus / Felix Baier, David J. Sparrow, and Hans-Jörg Wiedl.

Frankfurt am Main : Edition Chimaira ; Lanesboro, MN : Serpent's Tale [distributor], 2013.

Z REPTILES 72 BAI