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Digital Projects

Digital Projects

Historical and contemporary sources for research and education

Online Exhibitions

Medicine in the Americas 1610-1920: A Digital Library Medicine in the Americas 1610-1920 features American medical books made possible in part through NLM's participation in the Medical Heritage Library, a digital curation collaborative among the world’s leading medical libraries.

Digital Repository: Films and Videos Films and Videos encompasses historical public health and training films, with searchable transcripts.

Profiles in Science Profiles in Science contains archival collections of twentieth-century leaders in biomedical research and public health.

Historical Anatomies on the Web: Andreas Vesalius: De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, page 170 Historical Anatomies on the Web features images from important anatomical atlases.

Digital Repository: Cholera Online Cholera Online contains English-language monographs dating from 1817 to 1900 addressing the cholera pandemics of that period.

Turning the Pages: Blackwell's Herbal Turning the Pages allows users to leaf through medical masterpieces from past centuries.

Visible Human Project Visible Human Project contains complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of male and female human bodies.

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Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection examines how these postcard images are informed by cultural values; ideas about women, men, and work; and by attitudes toward class, race, and national differences.

Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions explores the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some of our most potent drugs, from medical miracle to social menace.

From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry is an exhibition exploring some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life.

Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture is an exploration of the rise of AIDS in the early 1980’s and the evolving response to the epidemic over the 30 years that followed.

Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness, and cultural life of Native peoples.

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