By Crystal Smith~ On a brisk morning earlier this month, I gathered with my colleagues from the National Library of Medicine for a group tour
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Last month, on February 7, 2019, forty-five members of the Washington Conservation Guild (WCG) held their floating monthly meeting in
This collection of arsenic-laden wallpaper samples required special housing. NLM conservators encapsulated the pages in polyester film, welded shut with support from Smithsonian Libraries…
By Sarah Eilers ~ Last week I presented (Zooming, of course) at the “Films of State: Moving Images Made by Governments” conference, cosponsored by the
By Krista Stracka ~ A few remarks upon Cicada septendecim will doubtless prove of interest now that the species has been occupying so much attention.
By Brianna Chatmon ~ I wasn’t surprised when I learned that some of the world’s oldest leather-bound manuscripts housed at The Nag Hammadi Library and
The National Library of Medicine recently acquired three artist books. Read an interview with the artist about her art form and inspirations.
An interview with Dr. Naa Oyo A. Kwate, Rutgers University, on her NLM History Talk.
By Sarah Eilers ~ “A whole collection of medical films, that sounds pretty interesting…and all the material is digitized?” Nearly every archivist has been asked
By Christie Moffatt and Elizabeth Mullen ~ Like many other events this year, graduation was special, due to circumstances defining how graduates are entering the