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  • Improving Wikipedia: one reference at a time!


    #1Lib1Ref is an annual global initiative organised by Wikipedia, which encourages library staff to make simple changes to articles to improve the accuracy of information available online. #1Lib1Ref also makes it easier for Wikipedia users to find out about the… Continue reading

  • Interested in having a go at Wikipedia editing?


    We’ve joined forces with Wikimedia UK and JISC to provide a one-day edit-a-thon at the Wellcome Trust HQ on Wednesday February 26. Led by Martin Poulter, an ambassador for Wikimedia UK and JISC, this free event will focus on editing and creating Wikipedia entries relating to the history of medicine. If you’re… Continue reading

  • From Wellcome Library to Google Books


    What do you do if you’ve found an interesting looking item on the Wellcome Library catalogue but you’re not in the Wellcome Library? Or maybe you are in the Library, but aren’t sure if you want to request the item… Continue reading

  • New Look to the UK Web Archive


    The UK Web Archive has a new public interface. See The Wellcome Library, along with the JISC, was instrumental in starting web archiving in the UK in 2005. Snapshots of each site are taken at suitable intervals. The archive… Continue reading