By Tom Quick ~ The world can change unexpectedly in times of crisis. This story begins, like so many histories of medicine, with an illness.
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
By Elizabeth Mullen ~ As the end of October approaches many people begin to think about costumes. A Halloween mask could frighten your friends, hide
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Katherine Randall, Linsey C. Marr, PhD, and E. Thomas Ewing, PhD to explore the history of public health messaging during the 1918 influenza epidemic.
By Christie Moffatt and Elizabeth Mullen ~ Like many other events this year, graduation was special, due to circumstances defining how graduates are entering the
By Danielle Calle ~ I’ve just joined the National Library of Medicine (NLM), one of a cohort of emerging library, archives, and information science professionals
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Before the age of social media, posters were a primary form of visual communication meant to catch the public’s eye
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.
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
By Charles Rosenberg ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. The history of public health cannot be understood without artifacts