Online Resources at the Wellcome Library

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Online Resources at the Wellcome Library

  1. 1. Online Resources at the Wellcome Library Theories and Methods: Literature, Science and Medicine 25 March 2010 Jennifer Phillips-Bacher Assistant Librarian
  2. 2. Tools for research <ul><li>What’s available? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellcome Library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellcome Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archives + Manuscripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitised Collections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do I find and access them? </li></ul><ul><li>Tips and tricks </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wellcome Library catalogue <ul><li>Use controlled vocabulary, subject search , and asterisks to fine-tune your search </li></ul><ul><li>Genre index includes much more than unicorns (asylum reports, comic books, web sites) </li></ul><ul><li>Save records for email or export </li></ul><ul><li>Save searches to your account </li></ul><ul><li>New acquisitions via RSS </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wellcome Images <ul><li>Use the Lightbox to save and email your selected images </li></ul><ul><li>All images are Creative Commons licensed for private study, theses, personal use </li></ul>
  5. 5. Archives + Manuscripts <ul><li>Archives + Manuscripts catalogue contains all descriptive and contextual information </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing archives digitisation programme </li></ul><ul><li>A+M workshop highly recommended </li></ul>
  6. 6. Electronic Resources <ul><li>Access through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases and Electronic Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote Access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Have a citation? Use Article Finder </li></ul><ul><li>Browser add-ons and gadgets </li></ul>
  7. 7. Digitisation Projects <ul><li>Recipe books </li></ul><ul><li>Aids posters </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Toft collection </li></ul><ul><li>Wellcome Film </li></ul>
  8. 8. Questions? Tel: +44 (0)20 7611 8722 Email: [email_address] Workshops

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