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Ornithology: Grey Literature

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Reprint box collection

The Alexander Library has a large grey literature collection (journal offprints, reports) which is collectively known as the Reprint Collection. Much of this material is not listed on SOLO.

It is divided into 3 sequences:

Sequence: Example Shelfmark:
Taxonomic sequence Species box (See 'Key to box arrangement' in Library)
Geographic sequence Malta box
Subject sequence Nests & Nest Building box


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Then search the local catalogues:

  • Reprints from the Alexander Library archives
  • Search the local card catalogue by author. Ask Library staff if you would like to consult this.

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