By Krista Stracka ~ When times get tough, a much-needed laugh can cut through the stress and fears that accompany uncertainty. But for those cooped
By NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellow Kelly O’Donnell, PhD.
By Nicole Baker ~ One of the joys of working at the National Library of Medicine is the opportunity to connect some of my personal
By Krista Stracka ~ In honor of National Handwriting Day, we recognize the craft of the highly-skilled medieval scribes and artists who meticulously copied and
By Krista Stracka ~ Rollin R. Gregg’s Illustrated Repertory of Pains in the Chest, Sides and Back published in 1879, came to the National Library
By Marta Hanson ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. In 2005 the National Library of Medicine acquired more than
By Kristi Wright and Holly Herro ~ The Leather Discussion Group, an ongoing cross-institutional research collaboration, is conducting research to determine the best products available
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Donna J. Drucker, MLS, PhD, Senior Advisor, English as the Language of Instruction at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Here, Dr.
By Laura Hartman ~ Today, as many Western Christian churches celebrate All Saints’ Day, it seems fitting to remember the saints in the historical collections
By Walton O. Schalick ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Jorge of Burgos, the scholar-villain of Umberto Eco’s The