An interview with Randall Sell on his NLM History Talk and his work related to early sexual and gender minority history.
Author: Circulating Now
The Public Health Film Goes to War
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal exploring digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
A Materia Medica Animalia, 1853
By Harriet Ritvo ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This is a rare book in several senses. Not only
By Nicole Baker ~ In 1935 Louis I. Dublin, Ph.D., a vice president and statistician for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, published “Lost Mothers,” an
Global Medicine in China and Taiwan: A Diasporic History
An interview with Wayne Soon on his NLM History Talk and his work on the Chinese diaspora.
Vegetable Soup: An Enduring and Accessible Legacy
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Rachel Curtis, Monica Gray, Laura Montgomery, and Miranda Villesvik, along with our own Jeffrey S. Reznick, to share details of
A Child Went Forth, 1942
By Sarah Eilers ~ The 1942 film A Child Went Forth is charming, reassuring, earthy, poetic. In the opening black and white sequence, young children
Dr. Windsor: Gentleman Collector of Rare Medical Books
By Anne Rothfeld ~ What motivates a rare book collector? A medical professional naturally accumulates an array of reference books particularly around their specialization. But
COVID Comics: Decentering White Narratives in Graphic Medicine
An interview with Soha Bayoumi, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her exploration of pandemic stories in graphic medicine.
Equality, in Law and in Fact
By Danielle Calle and Sarah Eilers ~ The film A Question of Justice documents in powerful images and words the work of female attorneys and