By Laura McNulty, Holly Herro and Kristi Wright ~ Have you noticed that books bound before the mid-19th century are in better condition than those
By Hannah Landecker ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. An intense light that seems to shine directly into your
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Benjamin Forrest, a fourth year medical student at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He has just completed an intercalated
The Apollo 11 Preliminary Science Report, 1969 is included in a collection of materials NLM acquired from NASA in 2014. Discover NASA historical materials and NASA funded medical research in NLM collections.
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. There he sits in retirement, still bearing the legend “Examined
By Tannaz Motevalli, Sarah Eilers, Laura Hartman, and Erika Mills In the previous blog post “Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research Before
Mosquito control education materials from the early 20th century—from changing the landscape to chemical insecticides.
The National Library of Medicine’s Scan-on-Demand program provides the public with offsite access to digitized copies of historical medical materials published before 1924.
By Harold J. Cook ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Horti Medici Amstelodamensis Rariorum … Plantarum Historia (the title
By Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine recently digitized a 1501 edition of what is commonly considered the first printed book on distillation.