Wellcome Library will be closed from Saturday 26 May-Monday 28 May 2018. We'll reopen on Tuesday 29 May at 10.00.
The library at Wellcome Collection
More search options
A woman wearing glasses. From Arzneibuch, a compendium of popular medicine and surgery, circa 1675.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Learn more about using the Library catalogue and its advanced search features.
This catalogue provides information about items from most of the Library collections. Some archival material and the Biomedical Image Collection are best found in other catalogues.
Subject areas range from the beginnings of the history of medicine to current biomedical science. As well as books and journals, the catalogue lists pictures, films, videos and archives .
The Library catalogue offers a vareity of search options to find material from all or part of the collection. You can search within the following categories:
The Library catalogue has several advanced features that are particularly useful for doing in-depth research.
You will find lots of helpful information accompanying the different search options in the catalogue itself, but highlights include:
Search the Library catalogue
Find out what we hold
Find out about managing your Library account and organising your research