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    New RSS feed for digital collections

    11/02/2013

    The Wellcome Library first introduced RSS feeds for new Library material in 2008. We’ve added new feeds where possible since then. Now we’ve added our latest RSS feed for material newly available to view through our player. The player greatly… Continue reading

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    Digitisation Doctor: a free workshop at Wellcome Library

    16/01/2013

    Wellcome Library are organising a free one-day workshop that will explore the practicalities of digitisation and facilitate conversation between those involved in digitisation projects. The workshop will take place on April 15, 10:00am-4:00pm at the Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building, 215… Continue reading

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    World AIDS Day 2012

    30/11/2012

    It is World AIDS Day on 1st December, a day that has been marked annually at the Wellcome Library since the digitization of the Library’s international collection of 3000 AIDS posters several years ago. The collection continues to grow as… Continue reading

  • To London from Kuwait

    23/10/2012

    The Wellcome Library was honoured to receive a visit yesterday from staff of the Kuwait Digital Repository at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research: Ms. Shatha D. Al-Own (Project Leader), Ms. Amani Al-Othman (Principal Investigator), Mr Muhammad Mozafar (Task Leader),… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film added to the Medical Heritage Library

    24/07/2012

      A collaboration among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, the Medical Heritage Library (MHL) promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across… Continue reading

  • Papers of Carlos Paton Blacker to be digitised

    25/06/2012

      As part of our programme to create a Wellcome Digital Library, we are pleased to announce that we will be digitising the papers of Carlos Paton Blacker. This will include the surprise addition to his papers received in March.… Continue reading

  • Sensitivity assessment: the finer points of archives digitisation

    12/06/2012

    As work progresses in line with the Library’s Digitisation programme, Content And Metadata Officer Rada Vlatkovic discusses her work assessing the sensitivity of modern archive collections due for digitisation. On their journey from the library stacks to digitised images, archive collections… Continue reading

  • Archives from the pioneers of modern genetics to be brought together for the first time

    17/05/2012

    More details have been announced today of the Wellcome Library’s groundbreaking digitisation project, ‘Modern Genetics and its Foundations’. Tens of thousands of notes, letters, sketches, lectures, photographs and essays, produced by the key players in the discovery of the structure… Continue reading

  • Colouring in the last bits: the end of an era

    26/04/2012

    Exactly ten years ago, on April 26th 2002, one of the Library’s archivists sat at a PC and started our archive catalogue programme, went through various options to set up an import of data, selected the source file and clicked… Continue reading

  • Surprise addition to Blacker papers

    07/03/2012

    C P Blacker c. 1940 Archives and Manuscripts was recently contacted by a charity bookshop which had received a donation of books formerly belonging to Carlos Paton Blacker, FRCP (1895-1975), General Secretary of the Eugenics Society, 1930-1952 and Honorary Secretary,… Continue reading