By Ginny A. Roth ~ The National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) collection of approximately 600 The World Health Organization (WHO) photographs is an emotional, visual
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Until recently, if one thought of Daniel Defoe at all, it was of Robinson Crusoe, alone (well, not quite alone)
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,
Libraries, museums, and organizations throughout the United States and across the world host National Library of Medicine (NLM) traveling exhibitions. These sites plan and present
By Sarah Eilers ~ This year, the Historical Audiovisuals Program at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), with support from the Exhibition Program, digitally preserved
By Tom Quick ~ The world can change unexpectedly in times of crisis. This story begins, like so many histories of medicine, with an illness.
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Ariel Ludwig, Jessica Brabble, and E. Thomas Ewing, from Virginia Tech to explore the use of masks on World War
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Caterina Agostini, who discusses a recent acquisition at the NLM History of Medicine Division’s collection: the Ars de statica medicina
By Elizabeth Mullen ~ As the end of October approaches many people begin to think about costumes. A Halloween mask could frighten your friends, hide
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Katherine Randall, Linsey C. Marr, PhD, and E. Thomas Ewing, PhD to explore the history of public health messaging during the 1918 influenza epidemic.