By Gabrielle Barr ~ Every day, staff at the National Library of Medicine are working to maintain and expand the online catalog that provides the
By Sarah Eilers ~ A host emerges from the shadows of a video production set. In measured tones, he introduces the viewer to a series
By Sarah Eilers ~ Last month, I had the privilege of collaborating with Dr. Oliver Gaycken, professor of film studies at the University of Maryland-College
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Jon Adams and Edmund Ramsden. Adams, of the London School of Economics, and Ramsden, of the University of London, share
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Dr. Devin Orgeron, an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University, teaching courses in Film Theory, Film History Since 1940, The
By Sarah Eilers ~ Three-inch type and spinning fast, the headline hurtles toward the viewer. When it comes to a stop, you know: the Soviets
By Sarah Eilers and James Labosier ~ At the National Library of Medicine (NLM), what you see is not all you can get. The library
Stephen J. Greenberg, will speak at 2 PM ET on April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on “The Frances Dupuy Fletcher Photo Album”
Sarah Eilers, will speak at 2 PM ET on April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on “Masking Devastation: Inside Anna Ladd’s Paris Studio”
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Anne Rothfeld One hundred years ago, on April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson spoke to the US Congress requesting
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Erika Dyck, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair in the History of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Today, Dr.
By Sarah Eilers Fluoride, a pedestrian topic? You may not think of it as an agitating one, or a source of community division and debate.
By Sarah Eilers The road to abundant life is not hard to follow and it is not expensive. So we are told in the opening
By Sarah Eilers Fifty years ago, renowned American documentary filmmaker George C. Stoney made a series of short training films tackling a tough topic: how
By Sarah Eilers ~ Pine-cone crafts, cranberry sauce, and…poultry handling. As Thanksgiving and other winter holidays approach, many of us find ourselves thinking about these
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Cynthia Connolly. Dr. Connolly is Associate Professor of Nursing at the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History
By Sarah Owen and Sarah Eilers “Sanctuary, refuge, hospital….The doors are locked, but it’s not a prison that we enter….This is his job, his living.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Magnus Vollset. Dr. Vollset is a researcher at the University of Bergen, Norway, and holds a PhD in medical history
By Sarah Eilers Vulnerability to Covert Attack. The film title seems as relevant today as it must have when it was made, in the Cold
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Tatjana Buklijas, Birgit Nemec, and Katrin Pilz whose recent essay “Erdheim’s Autopsy: Dissection, motion pictures, and the politics of health