The National Library of Medicine is archiving web and social media documenting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as part of the Library’s ongoing Global Health Events web archive collection.
By Christine Wenc ~ The National Library of Medicine began a new web archiving effort in September 2016 to identify and collect web content on
By Rebecca C. Warlow ~ This post was originally published in 2016. Here at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and at archives across the
Christie Moffatt spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak.” Ms. Moffatt is an Archivist &
Of the information about Ebola on the web, what will remain one, ten, or even fifty years from now? This content is at high risk for loss.
Those who preserved the newspapers of 1918 served modern researchers well, today NLM preserves web content on epidemics and other health topics for the benefit of future historical research.