The library reopens on 7 October, along with the rest of Wellcome Collection

You'll need to follow our new safety measures and have a ticket to enter the building. Visits to the library can be booked in three-hour time slots. Find out all you need to know on the Wellcome Collection website.

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Explore the Wellcome Library's digitised books, archives, manuscripts, film and sound, paintings, posters and more.

Here you can browse tens of thousands of items by genre, topic, collection and author.

Published books, pamphlets, archives, posters, photographs, and film and sound recordings are completely free to view. Some archives and clinical material require you to accept terms and conditions before viewing. Digitised materials are released under a variety of Creative Commons licenses, including Public Domain for works that are completely out of copyright.

The Library's digitisation programme is ongoing, and items are being added to the digital library every day.