By Sarah Eilers ~ A simple act of personal hygiene that practically every human carries out daily is key to preventing the spread of viral
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 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 Marta Hanson ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. In 2005 the National Library of Medicine acquired more than
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Madeline Stern Wilder, who shares with us the story and work of her husband, noted artist and surgeon Dr. Joseph
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
Read the latest addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Caitjan Gainty, PhD, from Kings College, London, shares insights on the work of obstetrician and filmmaker Joseph B. DeLee.
By Michael Sappol ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. There he sits in retirement, still bearing the legend “Examined
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.