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Christy Henshaw

Christy Henshaw

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

  • The photographer’s view: AIDS posters


    All 3,000 AIDS posters held in the Wellcome Library’s AIDS poster collection have now been digitised, and are gradually going up online on Wellcome Images as they are catalogued, and as the Library’s rights-clearance procedure is carried out. Photographing the… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film at Learning on Screen


    The Wellcome Film project was showcased at the 2009 Learning on Screen Conference, hosted by the Wellcome Library and run by the BUFVC on 7-8 April. Held in the Auditorium of the Wellcome Collection building on 183 Euston Road, London,… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Images at the Picture Buyers’ Fair, 2009


    On 6 and 7 May 2009, Wellcome Images will be exhibiting at stand no. 18 at the British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (BAPLA) Picture Buyers’ Fair 2009, at the Business Design Centre in London’s Islington. The team will… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Treasures in the World Digital Library


    The World Digital Library prototype launches April 21st with a wide range of digital content from many libraries. The Wellcome Library is an active partner, and our content will be made available on the site shortly. The World Digital Library… Continue reading

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    The Wellcome Library has enabled an RSS feed for newly available Electronic Resources. The latest catalogued resources will appear at the top of the page while the list will contain only the top 30 records based on activation date. The… Continue reading

  • Bon Appetit


    The Wellcome Library is pleased to announce that its entire collection of 17th century receipt (recipe) books – 75 manuscripts in total – have been made available online. They are currently available as PDFs from our catalogue records. We have… Continue reading

  • An Extraordinary Delivery of Rabbets: see the Mary Toft collection online


    The Library holds a comprehensive collection of early printed works concerning the notorious case of Mary Toft, a woman who claimed to give birth to rabbits. Around 22 18th century pamphlets and books have been scanned cover to cover and… Continue reading

  • New electronic resources at the Wellcome Library


    The following electronic resources have been added to our existing growing collection. Further description and access details are available when you click on individual resources. Subscribed resources: Who’s who and who was who (online directory) BFI screenonline (British film and… Continue reading

  • The Future of Medical History Libraries


    It is a depressing fact that history of medicine collections in some US libraries are under threat of reduced service provision and/or closure. This is not just a product of the current economic climate (although that does not help), but… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film channel on YouTube


    Wellcome Film has launched its YouTube channel, with more videos to be added soon. Watch, rate and comment on the Wellcome Library’s Moving Image and Sound Collection’s fascinating selection of archive films, or subscribe to the channel to get regular… Continue reading