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  • Update on the Development Project at the Wellcome Library


    We thought we’d update you on how things are progressing with the Wellcome Collection Development Project. Thanks for your patience over the past few months. Works are progressing well, and we’ve been striving to maintain as hospitable an environment as… Continue reading

  • Update on the Development Project at the Wellcome Library


    If you’ve visited the Library over the last few weeks, you’ll have noticed that we’ve already made quite a few changes. Monday closures The Library is now closed on Mondays until 31 March 2014. As far as possible, the contractors… Continue reading

  • Music to your ears: books, buildings and bodies


    We appreciate that there are going to be disruptions over the coming months and we’re looking at ways to make things easier for you when you’re using the Library. It will get noisy in places during this phase of development works.… Continue reading

  • Stop Press! Rare Materials Room News


    We promised to keep you updated on changes to our services during the building works and here’s our first update on a change to our advertised plans. The news This is good news if you’re a Rare Materials Room user.… Continue reading

  • Things are coming together in the Library


    As part of the Wellcome Collection Development Plan, we are taking the opportunity to simplify the arrangement of books in the Library by reducing both the number of distinct collections and the number of classification schemes in use. Books from… Continue reading

  • Library Services during the Olympic and Paralympic Games


      London is going to be busier than ever over the coming weeks as the city plays host to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With thousands of visitors coming to the capital delays are anticipated on public transport during… 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

  • 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

  • What’s up Doc?


    Are you interested in finding up to date information on health and medicine? Whether you require background information from dictionaries and other reference books, articles from newspapers or magazines, or research papers from peer reviewed scientific journals, Health Reference Centre… Continue reading

  • Need an interesting image or the perfect picture?


    The Wellcome Library has recently made ordering new photography from our wonderful collections a lot easier with our new online photography ordering service. We think this is a first – we’ve not seen any other library providing a service online… Continue reading