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
Robert Hooke (1635–1703) was an English artist, biologist, physicist, engineer, architect, and inventor, but his crowning glory was his book Micrographia: or Some Physiological Descriptions
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Before the age of social media, posters were a primary form of visual communication meant to catch the public’s eye
By Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie J. Kronenfeld ~ Since the late 1990, Al Gore has been ridiculed for supposedly claiming to have invented the Internet.
By Vicky Pohlen ~ The concept of artificial ventilation dates back to ancient history, although the earliest references to it are vague and conflicting. Stories
NLM collection items reveal how data has informed scientists’ understanding of Zika and its impact on the health of individuals and communities around the world.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger E. Thomas Ewing, PhD, Professor of History and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at
In 2019, Circulating Now published two blog posts about a scrapbook NLM had recently acquired. One post related the history of Leek Island Military Hospital
By Kaveri Curlin ~ Dr. Leonidas Berry was born into a strong religious tradition. According to his 1982 autobiography I Wouln’t Take Nothin’ For My
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Some people seem not quite real. Not in the sense that they are imaginary, fictional beings; they existed, and they