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History of Medicine, Healthcare, and Disease
Guide to locating research on historical health topics and diseases.
Collections of books, manuscripts, archives, films and pictures on the history of medicine from the earliest times to the present day. Searchable catalogue of archives and manuscripts. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/ The historical image collection contains over 160,000 images and is keyword searchable.
The NLM Catalog provides access to NLM bibliographic data for journals, books, audiovisuals, computer software, electronic resources and other materials. Links to the library's holdings in LocatorPlus, NLM's online public access catalog, are also provided.
The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in MEDICAL HUMANITIES, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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NLM History of Medicine Home Page: Collects, preserves, and makes available to researchers and the public, print and non-print materials that document the history of medicine, health, and disease in all time periods and cultures.
NLM Historical Books and Journals More than 600,000 printed works includes pre-1914 books and serials, thousands of pamphlets and dissertations, and pre-1871 journals. Material in the collection covers every area of the history of medicine and the health sciences in the United States and Europe, and substantial collections of Latin American and Asian publications.
IndexCat, the online version of the Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, U.S. Army (61 volumes in 5 series, 1880-1961), is a comprehensive subject catalog of books, pamphlets, dissertations, reports, and journal articles published from the 17th-20th century and held by NLM. Researchers will find material in IndexCat that is not in the Library catalog (LocatorPlus)
Prints and Photographs The Prints and Photographs Collection contains approximately 100,000 images dating from the 15th to the 21st century (including the online image database)
NLM Digital Collections free online repository of biomedical resources including books, still images, videos, and maps.