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  • Improving login: see your password when you need to


    Do you ever need to see your password when you’re trying to log on to the Wellcome Library? If so, we’ve just added the option to show your password when logging in. Simply click ‘show’ in the password box to… Continue reading

  • Opening doors to easy access…


    Today we’ve made two changes to our access procedures that will open the door even wider to our online archives and website features. You no longer need to register to access the majority of our digitised archives – approximately 30,000… Continue reading

  • Rise of the machines


    A good catalogue is transparent: if a library user becomes aware in more than a passing fashion of the technicalities of the catalogue, it is usually a sign that it is not doing its job smoothly.  Nonetheless, from time to… Continue reading

  • We come to no. 70,000: Landscape without rainbow


    A new milestone has been reached in the cataloguing of the Wellcome Library’s prints, photographs, drawings and paintings: the 70,000th catalogue record has been created. The 65,000th record was noted on this blog on 18 March 2009.  Both Library staff… Continue reading

  • Full-text searching now available in the Library catalogue


    The Wellcome Library has introduced full text searching for a proportion of our digitised items. You can now search inside the items themselves, in addition to searching across information about the items. Why have we done this? Simply because you’re… Continue reading

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    Where in the Library…?


    You know our quick search catalogue tells you what we have in the Library. Now we’re making it easier to find our material on the shelves, too. Each entry now links from its location, in this example ‘Reading Room AOS’, to a… Continue reading

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    New RSS feed for digital collections


    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

  • Mobile search results

    Our improved mobile catalogue for smartphones


    Smartphone users might have already noticed a recent change to the display of our main catalogue. The whole display is clearer for smaller screens, and just as powerful. For example, facets for refining your search are available from the icon… Continue reading

  • New quick search improvements to help you bookmark and share


    Ever wanted an easy way to quickly bookmark a record you found in our quick search? Or needed to share it with friends or colleagues with similar interests? Our new ‘Brief URL for this record’ link gives you a URL… Continue reading

  • A quicker search across our key online resources


    The Wellcome Library’s quick search now has more of our key online resources available at the click of a link. Choosing ‘Article’ in the top left hand corner of the quick search will show you the results of your search… Continue reading