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
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon the many things in our lives for which we are grateful. Traditionally at this time Circulating Now features
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) sits on the southeast corner of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Although it began
More than 30,000 digitized primary source materials in 40 collections celebrating twentieth-century leaders in biomedical research and public health.
Dr. Fee served most recently as NLM Senior Historian and previously as Chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division for over two decades. On October 17 Ted Brown, Professor of History and Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester, will offer a special public lecture in honor and memory of Dr. Fee.
By Sarah Eilers ~ A host emerges from the shadows of a video production set. In measured tones, he introduces the viewer to a series
Free things like air, Vital things like blood, Living things like ideas… Circulate. With this introduction, we launched Circulating Now five years ago this week.
Putting together a summer reading list? Images of America: U.S. National Library of Medicine, published a two years ago this month in the popular series by Arcadia Publishing, is sure to please.