By Gabrielle Barr ~ Every day, staff at the National Library of Medicine are working to maintain and expand the online catalog that provides the
By Emma Carter ~ “Where do babies come from?” Children have been asking this question for as long as humankind has populated the Earth, and
By Sarah Eilers ~ A host emerges from the shadows of a video production set. In measured tones, he introduces the viewer to a series
By Sarah Eilers ~ Last month, I had the privilege of collaborating with Dr. Oliver Gaycken, professor of film studies at the University of Maryland-College
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Jon Adams and Edmund Ramsden. Adams, of the London School of Economics, and Ramsden, of the University of London, share
By Elizabeth Newton ~ The vast collections of the National Library of Medicine encompass a startling variety of topics and materials. I recently spent two
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Dr. Devin Orgeron, an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University, teaching courses in Film Theory, Film History Since 1940, The
By Rebecca Warlow ~ A new documentary, First in Human: The Trials of Building 10, produced by McGee Media for the Discovery Channel, explores the
By Sarah Eilers ~ Three-inch type and spinning fast, the headline hurtles toward the viewer. When it comes to a stop, you know: the Soviets
By Sarah Eilers and James Labosier ~ At the National Library of Medicine (NLM), what you see is not all you can get. The library
By Rachel James ~ I’ve spent the last year watching heart surgery in a library. I’ve been working as an intern with Sarah Eilers, who
Sarah Eilers, will speak at 2 PM ET on April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on “Masking Devastation: Inside Anna Ladd’s Paris Studio”
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Erika Dyck, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in the History of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Today, Dr.
By Sarah Eilers Fluoride, a pedestrian topic? You may not think of it as an agitating one, or a source of community division and debate.
By Sarah Eilers The road to abundant life is not hard to follow and it is not expensive. So we are told in the opening
By Sarah Eilers Fifty years ago, renowned American documentary filmmaker George C. Stoney made a series of short training films tackling a tough topic: how
By Sarah Eilers ~ Pine-cone crafts, cranberry sauce, and…poultry handling. As Thanksgiving and other winter holidays approach, many of us find ourselves thinking about these
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Cynthia Connolly. Dr. Connolly is Associate Professor of Nursing at the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History
By Sarah Owen and Sarah Eilers “Sanctuary, refuge, hospital….The doors are locked, but it’s not a prison that we enter….This is his job, his living.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Magnus Vollset. Dr. Vollset is a researcher at the University of Bergen, Norway, and holds a PhD in medical history