Wellcome Trust

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Wellcome Trust

Britain’s largest medical research charity/philanthropy, which was established in 1936 in the will of pharmaceutical tycoon, Sir Henry Wellcome.

Areas of current interest
Translational research in genetics and genomics, neuroscience, public health, developmental, ageing and chronic disease, environment, and nutrition.
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Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard University, the New York Academy of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco Library and Center for Knowledge Management, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, and the Wellcome Library and UK-MHL partners.
The scheme includes Jisc-funded grant support for research on the UK Medical Heritage Library's collection of 19th century texts on the history of medicine, which were digitised in partnership with the Wellcome Library.
It is no surprise that Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (henceforth referred to as Plants) is among the Wellcome Library's rare books collection.
The images can be viewed on the website of the Wellcome Library at www.wellcomelibrary.org or by entering Wellcome Crichton into a search engine.
The trail of its provenance from Nepal via India to the Wellcome Library through an art dealer points to the longstanding European fascination with 'alternative' medicine.
Additionally, ProQuest integrated nearly 10,000 digitized titles from the Wellcome Library into its Early European Books program of 45,000-plus books dating from 1450 to 1700.
Archivists at the Wellcome Library (4) in London--one of the world's major resources for the study of medical history, "committed to acquiring and collecting born digital archival materials"--have been thinking about digital curation for a number of years.
She opens the chapter with a catalog listing in the Wellcome Library that notes an eighteenth-century text is written in an "illiterate hand." Generously passing over the gendered and classed assumptions of the annotation, Wall takes its question seriously: if handwriting can be illiterate, what does that suggest about the capacity of our understanding of literacy?
The digitization of EEB Collection 7 has only been possible through the partnerships with the holding libraries, which include the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Det Kongelige Bibliotek in Copenhagen, and The Wellcome Library in London (eeb.chadwyck.com).
Following a requirements gathering and analysis exercise the British Library concluded that the 'Wellcome Player' (developed by Digirati on behalf of the Wellcome Library) was the viewer most likely to meet their requirements for their diverse audiences.
Thompson to Laurent Fierens, 14 October 1924, Archives and Manuscripts Department, Wellcome Library, London.
A SERIES of films showing the medicine - and Cardiff - of the 1920s through to the 1980s has been donated by Cardiff University to the Wellcome Library.