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Library Historical Collection Highlights honoring Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, WHSC Library Historical Collections is highlighting women’s collections. From overseas in World War I to the classrooms of Emory University, the collections document the contributions of women in the fields of nursing, public health, and medical librarianship.  Historical Collections collect and preserve records pertaining to the history of Emory…

Honoring Black History Month with the WHSC Library Historical Collections

Honoring Black History Month, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library is highlighting resources in our historical collections featuring information on Black students, staff, and faculty members from the Emory Community. Dating back to the mid-19th Century, the highlighted collections include photographs, bibliographic files, newspaper clippings, and more.  Highlighted collections feature School of Nursing administrative records,…

2020 has been designated International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife by the World Health Assembly in honor of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale

To celebrate, we have curated a collection of materials that illustrate the history and breadth of the profession and its’ global impact. The materials relate to clinical practice, population health, leadership, ethics, interdisciplinary care and personal narratives. They represent a small portion of the over 8,000 titles in our collection of books dedicated to the…

History of Teaching Medicine at Emory Virtual Walkthrough, Case 4 – Cardiology

Hello and welcome to a Virtual Walkthrough of the physical exhibit “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory University” located at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. Due to Covid-19  we’re doing a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit. We’ll be looking at the exhibit case by case, continuing with Case 4 this week. Origins of…

History of Teaching Medicine at Emory Virtual Walkthrough, Case 3 – Anatomy

Hello and welcome to a Virtual Walkthrough of the physical exhibit “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory University” located at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. Due to Covid-19  we’re doing a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit. We’ll be looking at the exhibit case by case, continuing with Case 3 this week. Origins of…

History of Teaching Medicine at Emory Virtual Walkthrough, Case 2 – Origins Part 2

Hello and welcome to a Virtual Walkthrough of the physical exhibit “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory University” located at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. Due to Covid-19  we’re doing a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit. We’ll be looking at the exhibit case by case, continuing with Case 2 this week. Origins of…

History of Teaching Medicine at Emory Virtual Walkthrough, Case 1 – Origins

Hello and welcome to a Virtual Walkthrough of the physical exhibit “History of Teaching Medicine at Emory University” located at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. Due to Covid-19  we’re doing a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit. We’ll be looking at the exhibit case by case, starting with Case 1. Origins of Teaching Medicine…

Emory Libraries highlight archive materials through Emory Digital Collections

Emory Digital Collections (https://digital.library.emory.edu/) is a new comprehensive digital repository platform to manage and provide long term access to unique and rare digital assets, whether they are digitized physical materials, or existing digital material acquired from donors or submitted by researchers and students on campus. Over 12,000 digital objects are now available, the majority of which can be accessed by the public…

New Collection Display: Compassionate Perspectives, Personal Narratives of Science and Health Care

In Spring Semester 2020 the WHSC Library is highlighting print and e-book titles on compassionate medicine in a temporary collection called Compassionate Perspectives: Personal Narratives of Science and Health Care.  All print books are available for checkout and can be found in the temporary collection display area behind the Information Desk upon entering the library. …