Read a new essay on the history of public education film making by David Cantor now available on Medicine on Screen.
Posts highlighting the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine
Bertillon’s Statistical Analysis of the 1889–1890 Influenza Epidemic
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
Islamic Medical Manuscripts in the National Library of Israel Collections
An interview with Samuel Thrope, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his work with Islamic medical manuscripts.
Making A Case for Comic Books in the Classroom
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Comics, whether created to entertain or inform, have a place in the classroom.
Shakespeare and the Four Humors
By Erika Mills ~ English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564–1616) created characters that are among the richest and most recognizable in all of literature.
Merleau-Ponty, Descartes, and the Meaning of Painting
An interview with William D. Adams, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on visual perception and art.
Necessary Instructions About Measles, 1824
By Margaret Kaiser ~ The National Library of Medicine recently acquired a rare work on measles in Japan. Mashin Hitsuyo (Necessary Instructions About Measles) was
Elementary Hygiene for the Tropics, 1902
By Elizabeth Fee ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. This sometimes charming, sometimes dreadful little book offers a series
Courage Under Fire: Combat First Aid in WWII
Combat First Aid is a booklet originally published in Infantry Journal in May 1944. The guidance is designed to be easily recalled in an emergency and while it explains how to save a life, acknowledges that not every situation is survivable.
NLM Collections Tour: Nutrition
Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about nutrition.