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Directory of History of Medicine Collections


Question: How do I update or edit my collection listed in the Directory?
Answer:

Locate your collection record by using the links located on the left hand side of the screen under United States or Other Countries where the collection is located or the Table of Contents link at the bottom of the screen.

Instructions for Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Click on the Edit in/Save to Microsoft Word icon located in the upper right corner of the page under the banner.
  • This will open a message box asking if you want to open or save the file.
  • Click on Save and indicate where to save the file on your computer.

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on the Edit in/Save to Microsoft Word icon located in the upper right corner of the page under the banner.
  • This will open a message box asking if you want to open or save the file.
  • Click on Open with Microsoft Office Word (default).
  • This will open your collection's record in Microsoft Word.
  • Click File > Save As and save your record as a Microsoft Word document on your computer.

The saved Microsoft Word version of your collection's information can be edited. Highlight your changes on the form in a RED font and when completed please email the edited Microsoft Word file to:

Crystal Smith at crystals@mail.nlm.nih.gov

When your edited submission form has been approved you will receive an email and your updated entry will appear in the directory database.


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