Christine Wenc describes her work to develop a web archive to provide historians, healthcare providers, and biomedical researchers with significant historical data for their present and future work.
By Rebecca C. Warlow ~ This post was originally published in 2016. Here at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and at archives across
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.