Covid 19 Update 31-Mar-2021

Library news and acquisitions

This section is used by the Librarian to keep users informed of the latest news, and of recent acquisitions.

New Journals May 2021 Date added: 02 Jun 2021

Beitrage zur Hohlen- und Karstrunde in Sudwestdeutschland,  Germany,  Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hohle und Karst Stuttgart,  57,  Apr,  2021
Berliner Hohlenkundliche Berichte,  Karst and Caves of Taiwan,  Germany,  Spelaoclub Berlin,  81,  2021
Berliner Hohlenkundliche Berichte,  Resources on the Speleology of Sri Lanka,  Germany,  Spelaoclub Berlin,  80,  2021
Cave and Karst Science,  UK,  British Caving Association,  48,  1,  Spr,  2021
Cave Diving Group Newsletter,  UK,  British Caving Association,  219,  Apr,  2021
CNCC Newsletter,  UK,  Council Of Northern Caving Clubs,  11,  May,  2021
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  Craven Pothole Club,  141,  Jan,  2021
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  Craven Pothole Club,  142,  Apr,  2021
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  279,  Apr/May,  2021
Journal of the Australian Speleological Federation Inc,  Caves Australia,  Australia,  Australian Speleological Federation,  215,  Mar,  2021
Luola,  Finland,  Finnish Caving Society,  8,  2020
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  79,  4,  Apr,  2021
Orpheus Caving Club Newsletter,  UK,  56,  1-3,  Jan-Mar,  2021
SOK mededelingen,  Netherland,  Studiegroep Onderaardse Kalksteengroeven,  75,  Mar,  2021
The Bulletin,  UK,  Westminster Speleological Group,  10,  5,  Dec,  2020

New Journals April 2021 Date added: 07 Apr 2021

Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  49,  2,  2020
Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  49,  3,  2020
Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  49,  1,  2020
Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  48,  3,  2019
Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  48,  2,  2019
Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society,  UK,  Peak District Mines Historical Society,  21,  2,  2021
Bulletin of the Union Belge De Speleologue,  Regards,  Belgium,  Union Belge De Speleologue,  89,  2020
Cave Radio & Electronics Group,  Creg Journal,  UK,  Cave Radio & Electronics Group,  113,  Mar,  2021
Der Schlaz,  Germany,  Verein fur Hohlenkunde in Munchen e.V.,  132,  Mar,  2021
Journal of the Wessex Cave Club,  UK,  Wessex Cave Club,  35,  356,  Mar,  202
Laichinger Hohlenfreund,  Germany,  Hohlen und Heimatverein Laichinger,  55,  2020
MCG News,  UK,  Mendip Caving Group,  386,  Mar,  2021
Munibe (Ciencias Naturales) Natur Zientzuak,  Spain,  Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi,  68,  2020
Munibe Antropologia-Arkeologia,  Spain,  Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi,  71,  2020
NSS (Bulletin) of the National Speleological Society,  Journal of Cave and Karst Studies,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  82,  4,  Sep,  2020
NSS (News),  NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  79,  2,  Feb,  2021
Quarterly Newsletter Of The Cave Research Foundation,  USA,  Cave Research Foundation,  49,  1,  Feb,  2021
Rivista Della Societa' Speleologica Italiana,  Speleologia,  Italy,  Societa Speleologica Italiana,  83,  Nov,  2020
The Bulletin of the Grampian Speleological Group,  UK,  Grampian Speleological Group,  3,  5,  Mar,  2021
The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland,  Underground,  Ireland,  Speleological Union of Ireland,  99,  2021
West Virginia Caver (The),  USA,  West Virginia Association for Cave Studies,  39,  2,  Apr,  2021
Yorkshire Ramblers Club Journal,  UK,  Yorkshire Ramblers Club,  14,  3,  2020

Journals New in March 2021 Date added: 17 Mar 2021

Bollettino informativo del Gruppo speleologico bolognese,  C.A.I.,  SottoTerra,  Italy,  Gruppo Speleologico Bolognese; Club Alpino Italiano,  150,  Jan-Jun,  2020
Bollettino Informativo Gruppo Speleologico Piemontese,  Grotte,  Italy,  Gruppo Speleologico Piemontese,  172,  Jul-Dec,  2019
Bulletin of the Federation Francaise De Speleologie,  Spelunca,  France,  160,  Dec,  2020
Cave and Karst Science,  UK,  British Caving Association,  47,  3,  Dec,  2020
Cave Diving Group Newsletter,  UK,  British Caving Association,  218,  Jan,  2021
Chelsea Spelaeological Society Newsletter,  UK,  62,  7/9,  Jul/Aug/Sep,  2020
Chelsea Spelaeological Society Newsletter,  UK,  62,  10/12,  Oct/Nov/Dec,  2020
DCA Newsletter,  The Derbyshire Caver,  UK,  Derbyshire Caving Association,  154,  2020
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  278,  Feb/Mar,  2021
Journal of the Australian Speleological Federation Inc,  Caves Australia,  214,  Dec,  2020
New Zealand Speleological Bulletin,  New Zealand,  11,  219,  Oct,  2020
New Zealand Speleological Society Newsletter,  TOMO Times,  New Zealand,  212,  Oct,  2020
Norsk Grotteblad,  Norway,  Norwegian Speleological Society,  75,  Dec,  2020
NSS (News),  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  12,  Dec,  2020
NSS (News),  USA,  National Speleological Society,  79,  1,  Jan,  2021
Orpheus Caving Club Newsletter,  UK,  55,  10-12,  Oct-Dec,  2020
RRCPC Newsletter,  UK,  Red Rose Cave and Pothole Club,  57,  4,  Dec,  2020
VVS,  Spelerpes,  Belgium,  Verbond van Vlaamse Speleologen,  Dec,  2020

New Journals October 2020 Date added: 21 Oct 2020

Bollettino Informativo Gruppo Speleologico Piemontese,  Grotte,  Italy,  171,  Jan-Jun,  2019
Bulletin Of The Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History,  Japan,  18,  Mar,  2020
Bulletin of the Sydney University Speleological Society,  SUSS BULL,  Australia,  58,  2,  Jan-Jun,  2020
Cave and Karst Science,  UK,  British Caving Association,  47,  2,  Aug,  2020
Cave Radio & Electronics Group,  Creg Journal,  UK,  111,  Sep,  2020
Compte Rendu d'Activites,  France,  Federation Francaise de Speleologie,  28,  2019
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  137,  Jan,  2020
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  138,  Apr,  2020
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  139,  Jul,  2020
Craven Pothole Club Record,  UK,  140,  Oct,  2020
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  276,  Oct/Nov,  2020
Journal Of Australasian Cave Research,  Helictite,  Australia,  Speleological Research Council Limited,  42,  100,  2016
Journal of the Australian Speleological Federation Inc,  Caves Australia,  213,  Sep,  2020
Journal of the Great Orme Exploration Society LTD,  UK,  2020
Journal of the Wessex Cave Club,  UK,  35,  355,  Sep,  2020
Newsletter of the Cave Exploration Group (South Australia) Incorporated,  C.E.G.S.A News,  65,  3,  Aug,  2020
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  8,  Aug,  2020
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  9,  Sep,  2020
Organ Sveriges Speleolog Furbund,  Grottan,  Sweden,  55,  3,  Sep,  2020
Quarterly Newsletter Of The Cave Research Foundation,  USA,  48,  3,  Aug,  2020
RRCPC Newsletter,  UK,  Red Rose Cave and Pothole Club,  57,  3,  Sep,  2020
The Bulletin of the Grampian Speleological Group,  UK,  3,  4,  Oct,  2020
The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland,  Underground,  98,  2020
Trimestriel de L'Union Belge de Speleologie,  Speleoinfo,  28,  2020
Spelerpes,  Belgium,  Verbond van Vlaamse Speleologen,  Jun,  2020
West Virginia Caver (The),  USA,  38,  5,  Oct,  2020

Recent New Journals - August 2020 Date added: 02 Sep 2020

Acta Carsologica,  Slovenia,  Slovenian Academy Of Sciences And Arts,  48,  2,  2019
Bulletin of the Federation Francaise De Speleologie,  Spelunca,  France,  158,  Jun,  2020
Cave Diving Group Newsletter,  UK,  British Caving Association,  216,  Jul,  2020
Chelsea Spelaeological Society Newsletter,  UK,  61,  10/11/12,  Oct/Dec,  2019
Chelsea Spelaeological Society Newsletter,  UK,  62,  1/3,  Jan/Mar,  2020
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  275,  Aug/Sep,  2020
Echo Les Vulcains,  France,  Groupe Speleologue Vulcain,  77,  Mar,  2020
Journal of the Australian Speleological Federation Inc,  Caves Australia,  212,  Jun,  2020
Newsletter of the Cave Exploration Group (South Australia) Incorporated,  C.E.G.S.A News,  Australia,  65,  1,  Feb,  2020
Newsletter of the Cave Exploration Group (South Australia) Incorporated,  C.E.G.S.A News,  Australia,  65,  2,  May,  2020
Newsletter of the Cave Exploration Group (South Australia) Incorporated,  C.E.G.S.A News,  Australia,  65,  3,  Aug,  2020
Norsk Grotteblad,  Norway,  Norwegian Speleological Society,  74,  Jul,  2020
NSS (News),  NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  6,  Jun,  2020
NSS (News),  NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  7,  Jul,  2020
Organ Sveriges Speleolog Furbund,  Grottan,  Sweden,  55,  2,  Jun,  2020
Orpheus Caving Club Newsletter,  UK,  55,  5-6,  Apr-Jun,  2020
Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society,  UK,  28,  2,  2020
Quarterly Newsletter of the Flinders University Speleological Society Incorporated,  FUSSI,  Australia,  32,  1,  2020
Quarterly Newsletter of the Flinders University Speleological Society Incorporated,  FUSSI,  Australia,  31,  4,  2019
Rivista Della Societa,  Speleologica Italiana,  Speleologia,  Italy,  82,  Mar,  2020
South Wales Caving Club Newsletter,  UK,  137,  Jun,  2020
Speleoforum,  Czech Republic,  Czech Speleological Society,  39,  2020
The Belfry Bulletin,  UK,  Bristol Exploration Club,  63,  2,  2020

New Journals June 2020 Date added: 24 Jun 2020

Beitrage zur Hohlen- und Karstrunde in Sudwestdeutschland,  Germany,  Arbeitsgemeinschaft Hohle und Karst Stuttgart,  55,  May,  2019
The Belfry Bulletin,  UK,  Bristol Exploration Club,  63,  1,  2020
The Belfry Bulletin,  UK,  Bristol Exploration Club,  62,  9,  2019
Cave and Karst Science,  UK,  British Caving Association,  47,  1,  Apr,  2020
Cave Diving Group Newsletter,  UK,  British Caving Association,  215,  Apr,  2020
Quarterly Newsletter Of The Cave Research Foundation,  USA,  48,  2,  May,  2020
DCA Newsletter,  The Derbyshire Caver,  UK,  Derbyshire Caving Association,  153,  2020
Bulletin of the Federation Francaise De Speleologie,  Spelunca,  France,  157,  Mar,  2020
The Bulletin of the Grampian Speleological Group,  UK,  3,  3,  Mar,  2020
The Bulletin of the Grampian Speleological Group,  UK,  Grampian Speleological Group,  3,  2,  Oct,  2019
Laichinger Hohlenfreund,  Germany,  Hohlen und Heimatverein Laichinger,  54,  2019
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  3,  Mar,  2020
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  4,  Apr,  2020
NSS News,  USA,  National Speleological Society,  78,  5,  Mar,  2020
RRCPC Newsletter,  UK,  Red Rose Cave and Pothole Club,  57,  2,  May,  2020
Jaskinie,  Poland,  Sopocki Klub Taternictwa Jaskiniowego,  96,  3,  2019
Jaskinie,  Poland,  Sopocki Klub Taternictwa Jaskiniowego,  97,  4,  2019
Berliner Hohlenkundliche Berichte,  Karst and Caves of the Serra Da Bodoquena,  Mato Grosso Do Sul State,  Brazil,  Germany,  Spel„oclub Berlin,  78,  2020
Berliner Hohlenkundliche Berichte,  Karst and Caves of the Congo Republic Central and Northen Gabon,  Germany,  Speleoclub Berlin,  79,  2020
The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland,  Underground,  Ireland,  97,  2020
Organ Sveriges Speleolog Furbund,  Grottan,  Sweden,  55,  1,  Mar,  2020
Bulletin of the Sydney University Speleological Society,  SUSS BULL,  Australia,  58,  1,  Oct-Dec,  2019
Bulletin of the Union Belge De Speleologue,  Regards,  Belgium,  88,  2019
Der Schlaz,  Germany,  Verein fur Hohlenkunde in Munchen e.V.,  130,  Mar,  2020
2019 AGM Handbook,  Wessex Cave Club,  UK,  Wessex Cave Club,  35,  354,  May,  2020
West Virginia Caver (The),  USA,  West Virginia Association for Cave Studies,  38,  2,  Apr,  2020
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  273,  Apr/May,  2020
Descent,  UK,  Wild Places,  274,  Jun/Jul,  2020

COVID Secure Date added: 20 May 2020

We have carried out our COVID-19 Risk Assessment and are COVID-19 Safe.

Although we are not having visitors at present we are hoping to keep all staff safe.

New in the Library May 2020 Date added: 13 May 2020

British Caving Association Newsletter,  UK,  13,  Feb,  2020
Cave Radio & Electronics Group,  Creg Journal,  UK,  108,  Dec,  2019
Journal of the Australian Speleological Federation Inc,  Caves Australia,  211,  Mar,  2020
Munibe (Ciencias Naturales) Natur Zientzuak,  Spain,  Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi,  67,  2019
Munibe Antropologia-Arkeologia,  Spain,  Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi,  70,  2019
Orpheus Caving Club Newsletter,  UK,  54,  4-12,  Apr-Dec,  2019
Quarterly Newsletter Of The Cave Research Foundation,  USA,  48,  1,  Feb,  2020
The Bulletin of the Grampian Speleological Group,  UK,  3,  3,  Mar,  2020
The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland,  Underground,  96,  2020
Yorkshire Ramblers Club Journal,  UK,  Yorkshire Ramblers Club,  14,  2,  2019

Enquiries and Cataloguing Work Still Going On Date added: 15 Apr 2020

Good morning to cavers across the world. As I have posted before we are trying to respond to enquiries but cannot get to the library at present. We have links to other groups who hold journals at their own homes - so it is worth giving us a try. Cataloguing work is still going on though and Katie is working on our CD/DVD/VHS/FILM collection. Some very interesting ones we have too. I am cataloging all the PDFs and screen captures I gathered during and after the Thailand cave rescue on 2018 - these along with the physical newspaper cuttings,  books and other documents will form a valuable archive. Stay Safe out there - the caves will not go away :-)

LCMLA and CIC Schemes - Temporary Arrangements Due To COV-19 Date added: 02 Apr 2020

In line with govt advice QMC actively discourage cave and mine exploration at the present. Inability to get underground during this will be reflected in course pre-requisites when things return to normal.

If you are training for or hold an LCMLA or CIC award please note that all time limited aspect of the schemes will be extended for six months from the first day of 'lockdown'.
This applies to all updates,  completion of LCMLA Mod 2 or 4,  and CIC modules.

These arrangements will be reviewed as time goes on.

Provisional booking for workshops beyond August can be made and if you have individual concerns please email the Training Administrator who works from home.

Please stay safe
Mary Wilde of behalf of the Qualifications Management Committee.