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Christy Henshaw

Christy Henshaw

Christy Henshaw manages digitisation at the Wellcome Library. @Chenshaw. Linkedin

  • Wellcome Film End of Project Report online


    The Wellcome Library has recently completed a project to digitise around 280 hours (over 500 titles) of historic film and video. In the End of Project Report, recently made publicly available online, we provide an overview of the project’s achievements… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: The Support Services Team

      In this month’s installment of Behind the Scenes, we look at one of the most active teams in the Library – the Support Services Team (SST). Lead by Damian Nicolaou, the 6-strong team lies within the Collections Management department… Continue reading

  • Digitising the archives: the Wellcome Library approach


    Like most research libraries and archives repositories, the Wellcome Library is currently planning to digitise quantities of its unique holdings and provide remote access to the digitised content over the Web. Among the many challenges that such plans present, perhaps… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: Digital Services


    This is the first in a series of posts aimed at revealing the cogs and wheels that make up the Wellcome Library. These are the departments and teams that provide the services our readers are so familiar with.Now, we find… Continue reading

  • Epidemiology and Infection journal now online


    Epidemiology and Infection journal backfiles are now freely available online in the PubMed Central archive. This journal runs from 1901 to 1996 (up to 1986 it was titled The Journal of Hygiene). The Wellcome Trust worked in collaboration with the… Continue reading

  • Wellcome initiates JPEG 2000 working group


    The Wellcome Library will use JPEG 2000 as a long-term digitisation format, as announced in 2009. Due to the current lack of a forum for discussion in the UK around the use of JPEG 2000, we have created a UK-based… Continue reading

  • Arabic manuscript project – information online


    The Wellcome Arabic manuscript project has a new webpage providing information on the project aims, project partners, standards, technology development, and more. This page will be updated regularly to show progress and make relevant documents available. The project plan is… Continue reading

  • Library posters featured on BBC homepage


    The BBC have highlighted the Wellcome Library AIDS poster collection to mark World AIDS Day today. They have produced a slideshow showcasing a variety of posters from the collection, which numbers nearly 3,000 and represents 99 countries and 75 languages.… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film officially launched


    Readers of this blog, subscribers to our Wellcome Film YouTube channel, and those who regularly use our film collection will know that digital video has been available online for several months now, with more titles added on a regular basis… Continue reading

  • Spilsbury notecards to be digitised


      In the New Year, the Wellcome Library’s recently acquired collection of notecards from the archive of Sir Bernard Spilsbury will be available online. The digital images will be accessible via the Archives and Manuscripts catalogue records as PDFs. Images… Continue reading