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  • Library Year In Review 2009 goes live


    Last week the Library launched its latest Year In Review. This year, we have opted for an electronic-only format, and the PDF of the Review is available for viewing and downloading from our website. 2009 was the Library’s busiest year… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: Imaging Services


    In this installment of Behind the Scenes, we take you into the world of the in-house photography team. Richard Everett, Head of the Imaging department, leads a team of four members of staff who carry out all the imaging services… Continue reading

  • Ice, dust and sweat: a closed week report


    As certain as death and taxes, so it goes that the Wellcome Library’s annual closed week was held during a stretch of particularly glorious summer weather. Huddled away in the frigid, windowless stores and in back offices of 183 Euston… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: The Support Services Team


      In this month’s installment of Behind the Scenes, we look at one of the most active teams in the Library – the Support Services Team (SST). Lead by Damian Nicolaou, the 6-strong team lies within the Collections Management department… Continue reading

  • New Head of the Wellcome Library


    A new Head of the Wellcome Library has been appointed. Dr Simon Chaplin started his new position at the beginning of February. Dr Chaplin was Director of Museums and Special Collections at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, where… Continue reading

  • New Copy Services area


    The Library yesterday launched its newly refurbished Copy Services area. Gone are the photocopiers and in their place are two self-service book scanners which enable you to save your scans as well as print them. The new scanners complement the… Continue reading

  • Moving Image and Sound Collection profiled


    We have blogged throughout this year about Wellcome Film, our project to digitise over 450 titles from our Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC). However, an article in the latest edition of Wellcome History, offers a wider profile of MISC.… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Library Year in Review published


    The Library’s Year in Review is out now and is available as a PDF document for viewing and downloading. It covers our activities during 2008, specifically highlighting our digitisation programme. We also showcase some of our exciting acquisitions from the… Continue reading

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    New acquistions – available via RSS feeds


    The Wellcome Library now offers RSS feeds of recently acquired items. Organised by collection – such as Rare Books, and the History of Medicine Collections – these feeds provide daily updates detailing new Library acquisitions. Registered readers can also set… Continue reading