|Over 100,000 high resolution images are now freely available through Wellcome Images under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) licence. This means that they can be used for commercial or personal purposes, free of charge, with an acknowledgement of the original source (Wellcome Library, London). The images range from an Egyptian prescription on papyrus;, a beautiful Persian horoscope for the 15th-century prince Iskandar; sketched satires by Rowlandson, Gillray and Cruikshank; etchings by Van Gogh and Goya; photography from Eadweard Muybridge’s studies of motion; and John Thomson’s remarkable nineteenth century portraits from his travels in China.|
The library has added a digital collection as part of a consortium deal with Scottish HE partners:
The subscription to Brill e-journals has been extended to include the content of 194 additional online titles, from 2000 onwards. Brill e-journals cover a wide range of topics including: Biology; History; Science; African/American/Asian/Middle Eastern studies; Art; and Ancient Near East and Egypt. It is possible to search across all of the 240 e-journal titles – those articles that have full access will be indicated with a green marker next to the title. You then have the option to read online (as an html or pdf file), download or print articles.