U.S. National Library of Medicine

Title

U.S. National Library of Medicine

Description

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
 

Creator

First photo - U.S. Government Printing Office. Second photo - U.S. National Library of Medicine

Date

First photo - 1945. Second photo - 1999

Source

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/visualculture/images/a025574.jpg, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/United_States_National_Library_of_Medicine_1999.jpg

Relation

Link: History of Medicine
 
NLM's History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world's richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease.
 
Link to 
Images of the History of Medicine: Poastcards, Posters, Portraits, Caricatures and Photographs
 
Images from the History of Medicine provides online access to over 70,000 digitized images of the approximate 100,000 items from the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) 
Prints and Photographs collection.
 
Source: U.S. Library of Medicine

Rights

First photo - A sailor doesn't have to prove he's a man - Source: U.S. Library of Medicine.

Second photo: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Publisher

National Library of Medicine

Contributor

National Library of Medicine

Format

First photo - Medium: Poster. Second photo - Medium: Photograph.

Language

English

Type

Library

Identifier

NLM, National Library of Medicine, Biomedical, Research, Health, Diseases, Library of Medicine

Coverage

United States

Files

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/visualculture/images/a025574.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/United_States_National_Library_of_Medicine_1999.jpg

Reference

First photo - U.S. Government Printing Office. Second photo - U.S. National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Library of Medicine, First photo - 1945. Second photo - 1999

Cite As

First photo - U.S. Government Printing Office. Second photo - U.S. National Library of Medicine, “U.S. National Library of Medicine,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 14, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/555.