We will be closed from 18.00 on Friday 22 December 2017 until 10.00 Tuesday 2 January 2018. Check our opening hours for more information.
The library at Wellcome Collection
More search options
A spider on its web.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Find out more about how the Library protects your personal data and the intellectual property of content creators. Legal statements can also be viewed here.
You may view previous versions of this site archived by the UK Web Archive.
The Wellcome Trust regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as very important and is fully committed to the principles of data protection, as set out in the Data Protection Act.
These terms and conditions govern access to the Wellcome Library's online content.
The Wellcome Library has taken a 'best endeavours' approach to finding rights-holders for copyright material which we have digitised. This page sets out the circumstances under which we may remove online material.
The material contained in the Wellcome Library website is provided for general purposes only.
Help us improve the Wellcome Library website by giving us your feedback.