Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Today we are featuring collections about epidemics: some mild,
By Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie J. Kronenfeld ~ People familiar with the National Library Medicine (NLM) may not be aware of its long history and
By Danielle Calle ~ I’ve just joined the National Library of Medicine (NLM), one of a cohort of emerging library, archives, and information science professionals
By Nicole Baker ~ If you’re familiar with A Brief History of NLM, or you’ve followed our series A New History of NLM, you’ve heard
By Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie J. Kronenfeld ~ Since the late 1990, Al Gore has been ridiculed for supposedly claiming to have invented the Internet.
On April 25, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2009 H1N1 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
The National Library of Medicine is archiving web and social media content documenting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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 Stephen J. Greenberg ~ There was a time, not so very long ago, when card catalogues were pretty much synonymous with libraries. You really
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