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Human genetics historical library

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Human genetics historical library project at Cardiff University, presented at Gregynog 2010

Human genetics historical library project at Cardiff University, presented at Gregynog 2010

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  • 1. Human Genetics Historical Library Karen F. Pierce
  • 2. Human Genetics Historical Library – Housed in SCOLAR
  • 3. Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Newsletter
    • GENETICS AND MEDICINE
    • HISTORICAL NETWORK
    • www.genmedhist.org
    • 
    • NEWSLETTER NO. 7 September 2005
    • Editor: Peter S Harper (Email: [email_address] )
    • Brno Workshop, Programme, Workshop Report
    • Future Workshops
    • Human Genetics Historical Library, developments
    • Archiving of Personal Scientific Records: the James Renwick Archive
    • International Human Genetics Congress, Brisbane, August 2006
    • Bookshelf
    • Funding Report
  • 4. Professor Peter S. Harper
  • 5. Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Website http://www.genmedhist.org
  • 6. Donations and Bequests Paul Polani 1914-2006 Malcolm Ferguson-Smith 1931-
  • 7. Human Genetics Historical Library Cataloguer
  • 8. Growth of Library
  • 9. Donors to the Library
    • Major donors
    • Prof. Malcolm Ferguson-Smith
    • Prof. Peter S. Harper
    • Prof Paul Polani
    • Prof John H. Edwards
    • Prof. P. J. Morrison
    • Prof. Lionel Penrose (Northwick Park Hospital)
    • Dr Stanley Walker (Liverpool Cytogenetics Service)
    • Bristol Cytogenetics Unit
    • Department of Medical Genetics, Headington Hospital, Oxford
    • Minor donors
    • Prof. Anthony Edwards (Cambridge)
    • Ian Fraying
    • Prof. Peter Beighton (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
    • Prof. Laurimer
    • Dr David Gardner-Medwin
    • Prof. Norman Nevin (Belfast)
    • Prof. Sue Povey (Galton Laboratory, London)
    • Dr D. M. C. Rourke (Churchill Hospital, Oxford)
    • Prof. Mette Warburg (Copenhagen)
    • Cytogenetics Unit, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
    • Regional Medical Genetics Service, Manchester
    • Cardiff University (various libraries)
  • 10. Substantial Collections that have Enhanced the Library John H Edwards 1928-2007 Paul Polani 1914-2006
  • 11. Table of Dewey Numbers Used
    • Dewey Numbers for Genetics
    • 155.7 Evolutionary psychology, behaviour genetics, environment v. heredity in psychology
    • 174.2 Medical ethics
    • 174.295895 Ethics – gene therapy
    • 304.5 Genetic factors affecting social behaviour
    • 363.92 Eugenics
    • 571.85 Developmental genetics
    • 572.8 Biochemical genetics – cytogenetics, molecular biology, molecular genetics
    • 572.838 Molecular evolution – radiogenetics, mutagenesis, evolutionary genetics
    • 572.86 DNA
    • 572.8633 Genetic code
    • 572.865 Gene expression
    • 572.869 Extrachromosomal DNA – cytoplasmic inheritance, mitochondrial DNA
    • 572.87 Chromosomes
    • 572.877 Genetic recombination
    • 576.5 Genetics – heredity, interdisciplinary works on genetics
    • 576.54 Variation
    • 576.58 Population genetics
    • 576.8 Evolution
    • 579.135 Genetics of micro-organisms
    • 591.3 Animal genetics
    • 599.93 Human genetics
    • 599.945 Dermatoglyphics
    • 611.018166 Human anatomy – DNA
    • 611.0181663 Human anatomy – molecular structure – genome mapping
    • 611.018167 Human anatomy – chromosomes
    • 616.042 Genetic diseases (hereditary diseases), medical genetics, genetic counselling
    • 616.043 Congenital diseases
    • 618.32 Foetal disorders
    • 618.3204275 Procedures to diagnose genetic diseases in the foetus e.g. amniocentesis and chorionic villi sampling
    • 631.5233 Agricultural genetics
    • 636.0896042 Veterinary genetics
    • NB – For genetic aspects of specific diseases 042 is added to the number for that disease
  • 12. Subject Range of Library According to Dewey Decimal Classmark
  • 13. Range of Dewey Numbers
  • 14. Date Range of Books in the Library
  • 15. Duplicates
  • 16. Key Items in the Library
    • Galton, Francis (1907) Inquiries into human faculty and its development (2nd ed.)
    • Galton, Francis (1914) Hereditary genius : an inquiry into its laws and consequences (2nd ed.)
    • Jones, Steve & Keynes, Milo (2007, eds.) Twelve Galton lectures : a centenary selection with commentaries [1914-1982].
    Francis Galton 1822-1911
  • 17. Key Items in the Library (2) Trofim Denisovich Lysenko 1898 –1976 The situation in biological science : proceedings of the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the U.S.S.R., session: July 31-August 7, 1948 : Verbatim report. Address by T. D. Lysenko Soviet biology : a report / by Trofim Denisovich Lysenko to the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 1948
  • 18. Key Items in the Library (3)
    • Koltsov – On the structure of DNA and related matters
    Nikolai Konstantinovich Koltsov 1872–1940
  • 19. Key Items in the Library (4)
    • Julia Bell (1909-1958) The treasury of human inheritance
    • Victor McKusick – Mendelian inheritance of man (10 editions, 1966-1992)
    • Tage Kemp Institute monographs
    • Human gene mapping workshop reports
  • 20. Key Items in the Library (5)
    • Co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953
    James D. Watson 1928- Francis Crick 1916-2004
  • 21. DNA, Chromosomes, and a Genetic Fingerprint
  • 22. Duplicates
  • 23. Staff Involved in the Historical Genetics Project in General Peter Keelan (SCOLAR) Tim Powell (Archives) Prof. Peter Harper Simon Coleman (Archives)
  • 24. Exhibition in SCOLAR Peter Keelan, Head of Special Collections & Archives
  • 25. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  • 26. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  • 27. SCOLAR Exhibition on Website http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/libraries/scolar/digital/insrv-scolar-genetics.html
  • 28. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  • 29. Refurbished Space and New Rolling Stacks in SCOLAR
  • 30. Polani Collection Awaiting Cataloguing
  • 31. Human Genetics Historical Library Resources
  • 32. Any Questions?
  • 33. Human Genetics Historical Library Project
    • Dr Karen F. Pierce
    • Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing)
    • [email_address]

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