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  • New voluntary hospitals database


    We are delighted to report that further value has been added to the Wellcome/National Archives Hospital Records Database with the creation of links to information in the Wellcome Trust-supported Voluntary Hospitals Database of the Centre for History in Public Health… Continue reading

  • New product trial: The Illustrated London News Historical Archive


    The Wellcome Library has set up a free trial for The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, which you can access through the Library catalogue. The trial runs until the 20th May, and we would really appreciate some feedback about the… Continue reading

  • New Wellcome Library online subscriptions


    The Wellcome Library has recently taken out a subscription to Oxford Art Online, which offers the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference works in one location. The resource covers all… Continue reading

  • Epidemiology and Infection journal now online


    Epidemiology and Infection journal backfiles are now freely available online in the PubMed Central archive. This journal runs from 1901 to 1996 (up to 1986 it was titled The Journal of Hygiene). The Wellcome Trust worked in collaboration with the… Continue reading

  • Robert Burton and ‘Blue Monday’


    As the Monday that begins the last full week in January, today has been accredited as “the most depressing day of the year”. If this is the case, this year, so called ‘Blue Monday’ falls upon a rather fitting anniversary,… Continue reading

  • Find your way back in time


    The Wellcome Library has collected web based material for inclusion in the UK Web Archive since its beginning in 2005. Three new search features on the UK Web Archive site make it easier to go back and see how websites… Continue reading

  • Rackstrow’s Museum


    Exquisite Bodies, the Wellcome Collection exhibition which closes this Sunday, aims to provide a history of the anatomical model in the nineteenth century. The show begins however, with an introduction to anatomical museums in the eighteenth century. One of the… Continue reading

  • Codex Sinaiticus online


    We normally post about our own holdings, or something related to our own holdings, but when I saw the Guardian article and British Library news today on the Codex Sinaiticus project, I was so impressed, I had to share. The… Continue reading

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    The Wellcome Library has enabled an RSS feed for newly available Electronic Resources. The latest catalogued resources will appear at the top of the page while the list will contain only the top 30 records based on activation date. The… Continue reading

  • Family History at the Wellcome Library


    April’s edition of the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? magazine includes a feature on the best websites for researching medical ancestors in the UK. Rather pleasingly, the Wellcome Library’s website is chosen as the ‘Best Overall’ site. Our… Continue reading