By Anne Rothfeld ~ Coffee shops today are ubiquitous: nearly every street corner, airport, hotel, grocery store offers coffee in a myriad of forms. Yet,
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
An interview with Michele C. Weigle, PhD, on her NLM History Talk and her research on tools for improving capture and discovery of content in web archives.
An interview with Kathleen Kole de Peralta, PhD on her NLM History Talk and her efforts to collect pandemic stories in ethical, inclusive ways.
By Nicole Baker ~ For centuries, sleep paralysis has afflicted people around the world. Known colloquially in English as “old hag” syndrome, sleep paralysis has
An interview with John Mathew, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his work on cultural memories of pandemics in India.
By Trey Bunn ~ I recently spent some time with a film called Robin, Peter, and Darryl: Three to the Hospital. This 1969 documentary, directed
An interview with Kim Gallon, PhD, MS, MLIS, on her NLM History Talk and her work in digital humanities and Africana Studies.
Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about aging.
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ In an earlier post Benjamin Forrest discussed the travails of the Union Army’s Ambulance Corps in the Civil War. This