In 2019, Circulating Now published two blog posts about a scrapbook NLM had recently acquired. One post related the history of Leek Island Military Hospital
By Aliya Rahman ~ The 1918 scrapbook I wrote about in Seeking Leek Island: A Place of Healing reveals Leek Island Military Hospital as a
By Aliya Rahman ~ Across the globe, World War I—known by contemporaries as the “The War to End All Wars” —took millions of lives and
By Ashley Chang ~ For millennia, mothers around the world have made great sacrifices to ensure the survival of their children. These efforts have changed
By Emma Carter ~ “Where do babies come from?” Children have been asking this question for as long as humankind has populated the Earth, and
By Elizabeth Newton ~ The vast collections of the National Library of Medicine encompass a startling variety of topics and materials. I recently spent two
Rachel James, a recent library school graduate, developed finding aids for historical audiovisual collections at NLM through the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Career Enhancement Program Fellowship.
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.
By Kelsey Conway In the summer of 2014 I had the wonderful opportunity to intern with the National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division.
By Alicia Yanagihara When you think of the National Library of Medicine, what comes to mind? Is it a Polynesian canoe? That definitely wasn’t my