The National Library of Medicine is archiving web and social media content documenting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
By Christine Wenc ~ The National Library of Medicine began a new web archiving effort in September 2016 to identify and collect web content on
Christie Moffatt spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak.” Ms. Moffatt is an Archivist &
In this Revealing Data series we explore data in historical medical collections, and how preserving this data helps to ensure that generations of researchers can
Of the information about Ebola on the web, what will remain one, ten, or even fifty years from now? This content is at high risk for loss.
By Susan L. Speaker and Christie Moffatt ~ In October 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the current opioid epidemic a
Those who preserved the newspapers of 1918 served modern researchers well, today NLM preserves web content on epidemics and other health topics for the benefit of future historical research.
By Maureen Harlow Capturing websites and keeping copies of them for the future to represent how they looked and what they said at a certain
By Christie Moffatt ~ This week is “Mosquito Control Awareness week,” and agencies across the Department of Health and Human Services are taking this opportunity
By Christie Moffatt The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony takes place tomorrow, December 10, in Stockholm, Sweden, as it does each year, on the anniversary of