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Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

Question: How do I use IHM?


In your Internet browser, copy and paste the following URL: and then click the Search IHM/Browse Images link. Bookmark this URL for easy access.

IHM opens to the Browse All page. On this page you can:

  • Browse all images in the IHM.
  • Select Browse Categories under Explore on the menu bar to browse images in categories of What, Where, and Who (See Browsing FAQs).
  • Register a new user account, or log in to your current account if you are already registered.
  • Conduct searches.

    There are four ways to search IHM:
  1. Keyword searching, use the Search IHM box, located in the upper right-hand corner of the page. For a simple keyword search, type your search term into the box and click the Search button.
  2. Advanced Search, located beneath the Search IHM box.
  3. Browse All or Browse Categories, accessible under Explore on the menu bar. (See Browsing FAQs)
  4. Searching within the data panel of the detail view.

Note: You do not need to register to search images in IHM.

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