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  • Don’t search our catalogues…


    …search your browser! Ever wondered if the Wellcome Library held something but couldn’t really be bothered to check? Ever wanted to have our search just a little more within your reach? The Chrome browser’s omnibox gives you that help at… Continue reading

  • It’s on Amazon, but is it in the Library?


    The Wellcome Library’s quick search is great for finding out what we have if you’re already on our web site. But what do you do if you find a book on another web site, like Amazon? Do you open up… Continue reading

  • New update to Wellcome Library’s quick search


    The Wellcome Library’s quick search (also known as Encore) now has a new, cleaner look and feel. Our quick search helps you by giving you one place to search across and dig into the WellcomeLibrary’s collections.  These new features can… Continue reading

  • Death to bad handwriting!


    Back in 2007 Time Health reported that doctors’ bad handwriting was killing more than 7,000 people each year in the U.S. This report certainly rings a bell with us: one of the reasons we really wanted to introduce our online photography… Continue reading

  • Hello users, we’re listening…


    Thanks to all of you who have contributed to our Library User Survey. We’ve just received our first formal report back from Morris Hargreaves Macintyre who are helping to collate and analyse the results. So far we’ve been sending out… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: Conservation and Collection Care


    Behind the Scenes at the Wellcome Library resumes in 2011 with an expose of the Library’s Conservation and Collection Care team. This team of six work in a spacious conservation studio that enables them to do on-site conservation and preservation… Continue reading

  • Working at the Wellcome Library


    This is the time of year when the Wellcome Library begins to host internships and work experience placements for students. Some of them are arranged by schools and universities, while others are organized as private initiatives by the students themselves.… Continue reading

  • Four new electronic journal trials


    The Wellcome Library currently has trials running to four electronic journals, which can be accessed via the links below to the Library catalogue: American historical review The official publication of the American Historical Association. HOPOS: the journal of the International… Continue reading

  • Online resources: PEP Web


    An online resource on the history of psychoanalysis is now available at the Wellcome Library. Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) was formed through the collaborative efforts of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Institute of Psychoanalysis. The database, which started life… Continue reading

  • Helping you to find the Wellcome LibrARy


    … or, the Wellcome Library augments reality Wouldn’t it be nice if, for your visit to the Wellcome Library, you had a personal guide to get you all the way from the station or bus stop and right to our… Continue reading