Category Archives: Digital Collections

MedHum Monday: The Medical Heritage Library’s “Never-Ending Work in Progress”

Happy Monday, everyone! Those of us at the Daily Dose send best wishes to those beginning the new school year today — as students, teachers, parents, etc. Amidst the Monday chaos, today’s MedHum Monday post resumes our series of contributions from … Continue reading

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Sunday Sentiments: On the Invention of Writing

SUNDAY SENTIMENTS: food for thought Writing is a technological innovation. It had to be “invented,” and there was a time when it was “new.” Jay David Bolter reminds us that viewing “technology” solely as buttons and wires is a misapplication … Continue reading

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Early Forensics: The Dittrick Museum Blog

Are you interested in the contents of that lovely blue bottle? It is the subject of murder and mayhem in the 19th century–a plague if arsenic poisonings! Forensic science had a long history before CSI and other detective shows made … Continue reading

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Digital Collections Round Table #3

Welcome back to the Daily Dose–and to the third and last round table of our series on Digital Collections! We have been very privileged to host a number of wonderful people over the past few months, such as Medical Heritage … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose Presents: The National Library of Medicine

Welcome back to the Daily Dose! A few weeks ago, we featured the National Library of Medicine on the Dose.  The NLM itself is the world’s largest biomedical library with a collection of over twelve million books, journals, manuscripts, audiovisuals, … Continue reading

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Digital Collections Round Table #2

Welcome back to the Daily Dose–and to the second round tables of our first series on Digital Collections! We have been very privileged to host a number of wonderful people over the past few months, such as Medical Heritage Library, … Continue reading

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Digital Collections Round Table

Welcome back to the Daily Dose–and to the culmination of our first series on Digital Collections: the Roundtable. We have been very privileged to host a number of wonderful people over the past few months, Including the Medical Heritage Library, … Continue reading

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