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We will be closed from 18.00 on Friday 22 December 2017 until 10.00 Tuesday 2 January 2018. Check ourĀ opening hours for more information.

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Planning and conducting your research using the Wellcome Library's physical and online resources.

Joining the Library

A woman is turning a wheel which is tightening the string around a young girl's waist in order to make it smaller. Coloured etching.  Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Visiting the Library

Sketch made by Edward Lovett, showing districts of London where Lovett had collected blue amulet necklaces, which were thought to protect the wearer from illness. Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Services and facilities

A cluster of liposomes. Scanning electron micrograph by Annie Cavanagh. Credit: Annie Cavanagh, Wellcome Images

How to use the Library

A humorous image of two men wearing revolving top hats with several attachments for optical aids and tobacco. Coloured etching. Credit: Wellcome Library, London

Wellcome Library Research Newsletter

A man engrossed in a newspaper and unaware that he is setting his wig alight with the candle which he holds in his right hand. Etching. Credit: Wellcome Library, London

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