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  • Wellcome Film added to the Medical Heritage Library


      A collaboration among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, the Medical Heritage Library (MHL) promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across… Continue reading

  • Here Comes Good Health!


    Here Comes Good Health! is a new exhibit in the Lightbox which showcases some of the health propaganda films and other health promotional activities devised by Bermondsey Borough Council during its hey-day of civic activity between 1920-1939. Originally, the films… Continue reading

  • Behind the Scenes: Moving Image and Sound Collection


    April finds us in the Moving Image and Sound Collection (MISC) department – the team behind the cataloguing, curation and public services related to the Wellcome Library’s collection of historic and modern audio-visual material. The department is headed by Angela… Continue reading

  • Smoking with the ‘Family Doctor’


    As today is No Smoking Day in the UK, we felt it was a worthwhile opportunity to flag up a few items from the Wellcome Library’s collections relating to tobacco. This in itself is no easy feat, given a simple… Continue reading

  • Wellcome Film End of Project Report online


    The Wellcome Library has recently completed a project to digitise around 280 hours (over 500 titles) of historic film and video. In the End of Project Report, recently made publicly available online, we provide an overview of the project’s achievements… Continue reading

  • Merry Christmas!


    The Wellcome Library closes today for the festive period and re-opens at 10am on 4 January 2010. We would just like to take this opportunity to wish all Library readers and followers of this Blog, a very Merry Christmas and… 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 Film officially launched


    Readers of this blog, subscribers to our Wellcome Film YouTube channel, and those who regularly use our film collection will know that digital video has been available online for several months now, with more titles added on a regular basis… Continue reading

  • Miracle rat?


    Recent research has discovered that the naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) has some interesting genetic characteristics that may lead to a cure for cancer. The fact they can live longer than any other rodent, combined with their inability to contract… Continue reading

  • Re-edit medical history film


    A new addition to the Wellcome Film project has been made: downloadable videos to keep, edit and watch as you wish from your own computer. The videos are H.264 (MPEG4) format and broadband resolution (2Mbps), easily playable by both Mac… Continue reading