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
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 Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine recently digitized a 1501 edition of what is commonly considered the first printed book on distillation.
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Last month, on February 7, 2019, forty-five members of the Washington Conservation Guild (WCG) held their floating monthly meeting in
This collection of arsenic-laden wallpaper samples required special housing. NLM conservators encapsulated the pages in polyester film, welded shut with support from Smithsonian Libraries…
NLM has digitized and made publicly available for the first time, one of four known copies of Shadows from the Walls of Death: Facts and