By Nicole Baker ~ In 1935 Louis I. Dublin, Ph.D., a vice president and statistician for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, published “Lost Mothers,” an
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
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Kristin Heitman, PhD, who shares her insights on seventeenth century data collection and analysis as part of our Revealing Data
By Susan Speaker ~ In an earlier post, I highlighted the wartime experiences of Sir William Osler, who is often called “the father of American
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ The origin of the Memorial Day observance in America is disputed, with several states and communities claiming primacy as the
By Ginny A. Roth
Halloween is not a night for the faint of heart. This frighteningly festive 15th century woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle is captioned by a celebratory Latin verse which speaks of death as a friend.
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Lenore Barbian The Beginning of the End While the ocean air of Elberon initially caused some improvement in Garfield’s condition,