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
An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published on Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Filariasis, a parasitic disease typically found in tropical areas, is
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Zach Utz, MA, Archivist and Public Historian, from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) History of Genomics Program—the only
In 2016, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) fielded a reference request seeking high resolution images of an anatomical atlas from our Historical Anatomies website
By Hannah Landecker ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Most people have two eyes directed forward. In ophthalmology textbooks
By Eva Åhrén ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. It was owned by Charles Darwin, Jean-Martin Charcot, Hermann von
Read a new essay on the history of public education film making by David Cantor now available on Medicine on Screen.
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers E. Thomas Ewing, PhD, Anna Pletch, and Brooke Breighner from Virginia Tech to share their research on French statistician Jacqes