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  • Names (9): Structuring Data
    In the last Names post I wrote about the 4-step process that covers ‘matching and meaning’. Step 2 was ‘Structuring data’, which means implementing a process to structure the elements that form part of a name string. Many names are not structured. But if we can process the data to create better structure, we have...
  • Online resources from the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre Archive
    Archives Hub feature for January 2021 Over the past few years at the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre, we have been working towards digitising parts of our collections in order to provide open access to them online. Our digitisation has been focussed on small, self-contained series of nineteenth-century periodicals and pamphlets from The Salvation Army’s...
  • Cotesbach Archive: A Remarkable Harvest
    Archives Hub feature for December 2020 High up on a sheltered, well lit corner of a wall in an outbuilding at Cotesbach Hall can be deciphered a faint scribbling entitled ‘TOTAL TATERS 1920’ [1].  The unmistakeable hand of Rowley Marriott (1899-1992) can be discerned listing the weight of potatoes yielded from each of three areas...

RSS Dame Cicely Saunders Cataloguing project, King’s College London

  • Happy birthday, Cicely: welcome to your archive!
    To mark what would have been Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, I’m pleased to announce that the archives of this inspirational …Continue reading →
  • Palliative Care Records Workshop
    On 15th December 2015, King’s College London Archives hosted a workshop on palliative care records to mark the completion of …Continue reading →
  • Christmas at St Christopher’s
    Christmas at St Christopher’s Hospice was a special and poignant time of year for patients, their families and staff at …Continue reading →

RSS London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives blog

  • E-books and how to use them
    Library & Archives Service blog This year we have received a lot of enquiries from students and staff, including some... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS
  • Plan S: an update
    Library & Archives Service blog Well, it’s 4 weeks to Christmas and that means that it’s 5 weeks until the... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS
  • MeSH update for 2021: new subject headings of interest to LSHTM users
    Library & Archives Service blog Every year the National Library of Medicine updates its MeSH index for Medline and PubMed.... Library & Archives Service blog - News & features from LAS

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

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RSS Remedia

  • Vitamin B Complexities
    By Karen Reeds This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and
  • What Should I Eat?: The Influence of a Food Editor
    By Kimberly Wilmot Voss This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit
  • What Should I Not Eat? Cleansing Foods
    By Cristina Hanganu-Bresch This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and

RSS Royal College of Surgeons of England Library blog

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RSS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Historical Collections Blog

RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • A vaccine trial with a public audience and rave reviews
    With the recent roll out of the covid-19 vaccine all eyes have been on the clinical trial data. In this blog our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, tells us more about a very different vaccine trial. As we have seen with the Covid vaccine, the modern vaccine trial process is complex and highly confidential... […]
  • 2020: A Year In Review
    As we prepare to say goodbye to 2020 we thought we would keep up the tradition of looking back at the year with our “Year in Review” blog. 2020 has been a year like none of us have ever experienced before and we have been very fortunate to have a great team here at Surgeons’... […]
  • The Spanish orphans who became living vaccine incubators
    In this blog our Senior Research Fellow, Professor Ken Donaldson, looks at the history of transporting vaccines. We are currently at the mercy of a pandemic and are awaiting ‘cavalry’ in the form of vaccines.  The first vaccine that has emerged from testing needs to be stored at -70 o and this highlights the necessity... […]

RSS The John Rylands Library Special Collection Blog

RSS TIHR Archive Project

  • Harold Bridger in his own words
    In November 2020 I began a Wellcome Trust funded archival project to catalogue the records of Harold Bridger (1909-2005). Bridger is most recognised as being a psychoanalyst, a founder of the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and an organisational consultant. In working from home, I was introduced to the life, work and legacy of Bridger […]
  • #16 Social Dreaming Matrix and Review during the Covid-19 pandemic. Notes from 25th June
    16th and final session of the series. This session was different to the previous ones as it included a 30-minute review of the whole series along with the dreaming matrix and review. 7 dreams – 26 associations 51 participants (incl 3 staff) Themes from the dream matrix and review There were themes to do with […]
  • #15 Social Dreaming Matrix during the Covid-19 pandemic. Notes from 22nd June
    41 attendees including hosts, facilitators. 13 dreams 44 associations Dream 1: In a parking lot ready to go camping along several people. A poor white family is across from him, rambling about his license plate. He was from a different place. Then he approaches them and people move out and son pulls a gun into him.  He […]

RSS University of Stirling Archives

RSS Wellcome Library

  • Goodbye from Wellcome Library blog
    It’s goodbye from the Wellcome Library blog. The blog is closing and will no longer be updated. Thank you to those that have read the blog, shared it and posted comments. I hope all our readers have enjoyed being able… Continue reading
  • Close encounters: a manuscripts workshop
    A free manuscripts workshop for PhD students at Wellcome Collection, 01 June 2018 Engaging with an artefact from the past is often a powerful experience, eliciting emotional and sensory, as well as analytical, responses. Researchers in the library at Wellcome… Continue reading
  • Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late Imperial China
    The last seminar in the 2017–18 History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series takes place on Tuesday 27 February. Speaker: Dr Dror Weil (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) Bodies translated: the circulation of Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late… Continue reading