By Laura Hartman ~ Today, as many Western Christian churches celebrate All Saints’ Day, it seems fitting to remember the saints in the historical collections
Leather Bindings: Conservation Research on Tanning
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
Lunar Landing: The 50 Year Anniversary
The Apollo 11 Preliminary Science Report, 1969 is included in a collection of materials NLM acquired from NASA in 2014. Discover NASA historical materials and NASA funded medical research in NLM collections.
The Search for Cancer Viruses, 1966
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Robin Wolfe Scheffler, the Leo Marx Career Development Assistant Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the
Scan-on-Demand: Home Health, 1903
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.
A Network of Number Doctors: Biostatistics at the NIH
Christopher Phillips, PhD, on his article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
Of Unica and…Unicorns?—Identifying Unique Holdings at NLM
By Krista Stracka ~ The National Library of Medicine recently digitized a 1501 edition of what is commonly considered the first printed book on distillation.
Medicine On Screen: Films and Essays from the National Library of Medicine
Explore a curated portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Fifteenth Century Books: When Doodles Matter
By Laura Hartman ~ It may seem hard to believe that a random scribbling or doodle on an empty page or margin of an old
Stanley N. Cohen Papers Open for Research
By James Labosier and John Rees ~ An important new archival collection, the Stanley N. Cohen Papers (1948–2016), is now available at the National Library