By Kelly West ~ When I consider that I was once a sickly, premature baby brought into this world while my mother was on the
Category: Revealing Data
A series highlighting the diversity of data in the NLM historical collections from a variety of perspectives.
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
Revealing Data: Flu Masks on Ships, 1918
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Ariel Ludwig, Jessica Brabble, and E. Thomas Ewing, from Virginia Tech to explore the use of masks on World War
Revealing Data: Ars de Statica Medicina, 1614
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Caterina Agostini, who discusses a recent acquisition at the NLM History of Medicine Division’s collection: the Ars de statica medicina
Revealing Data: Learning About Zika
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.
Revealing Data: Dr. James Herrick and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
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
Revealing Data: Charting Pain in 1879
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
Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Discovering the Cause of Yellow Fever
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
Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research before “Data”
When data is processed and analyzed it becomes actionable information.
Naming, Networks, and Power in Histories of Medicine in Africa
Sarah Runcie, PhD, on her article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History