From 16th century alchemical treatises to 20th-century breakthroughs saving millions of lives, this exhibition explores the evolving roles of medicine and healers and how these changes affect the way we live and work today. Early modern distilling manuals, botanical prints, and handwritten cookbooks tell the story of a time when doctors and lay healers alike… Keep Reading
Since December 2016 the campus has been offering access to portable phone chargers provided by a start-up company, OOMF. Under the terms of the pilot project, OOMF provided the service free of charge with the expectation that a business model using micro-charges for each transaction would eventually be implemented. While the free service was very… Keep Reading
We have new databases! These new and/or improved databases are available in the Databases A-Z list. New databases: 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols. This collection, sourced from the Bodleian Library, complements the titles and issues found in the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection… Keep Reading
An updated collaborative study area on the 6th floor of Central (room 614) has been completed and is ready for use. The space has new furniture, more electrical outlets, dimmable LED lights, and more. Check it out!
The Eskind Biomedical Library is now closed to the public for renovations. Updated information about the library and historical collections is available on our website.
Librarian Chris Benda talks with Professor Amy-Jill Levine about Levine’s new book Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons, coauthored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and illustrated by Margaux Meganck. Listen to the conversation!
Nominate a librarian for the 2017 “I Love My Librarian” Award! Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, and improve the lives of the people they serve every day. If a librarian has made an impact on you in a meaningful way, now is your chance to honor their contributions. The I Love… Keep Reading
Please note: The Science and Engineering Library will be closed Monday July 3 and Tuesday July 4
The Wilson Music Library will be closed July 3-4, 2017. Regular summer hours will resume on July 5.
For more information go here: https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/dec2016/capsule2