The National Library of Medicine is archiving web and social media content documenting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
By Susan L. Speaker and Christie Moffatt ~ In October 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the current opioid epidemic a
In this Revealing Data series we explore data in historical medical collections, and how preserving this data helps to ensure that generations of researchers can
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
By Christie Moffatt ~ This week is “Mosquito Control Awareness week,” and agencies across the Department of Health and Human Services are taking this opportunity
Christie Moffatt spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Future Historical Collections: Archiving the 2014 Ebola Outbreak.” Ms. Moffatt is an Archivist &
By Elizabeth Mullen and Christie Moffatt This week marks one year since the World Health Organization announced that the deadly outbreak in Guinea was Ebola.
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.
By Maureen Harlow Capturing websites and keeping copies of them for the future to represent how they looked and what they said at a certain