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The National Library of Medicine has announced the forthcoming publication, on June 26, 2017, of a new, illustrated history of its development, from the early 19th century through the late 20th century. Co-edited by Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, and Kenneth M. Koyle, chief and deputy chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division, and made… Read More »
The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 26-31, 2017, at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth 309 (May 28-30) to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services. The NLM Theater at the booth will feature demonstrations… Read More »
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Medical Center are hosting the Second Annual Health Literacy Summit June 2-3 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, TN. The Summit will focus on assessing and promoting changes in the healthcare system to reduce barriers for low health literacy… Read More »
On April 2, 1917, US President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, stating that “The world must be made safe for democracy.” Four days later, on April 6, Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a war declaration. As part of the 2017 History of Medicine Lectures, the National Library of Medicine marks… Read More »