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History of the Health Sciences Section Activities

HHS Sessions at the 1999 MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL

Poster Session at the 1999 MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL

HHS Business Meeting at the 1999 MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago IL

Past Perfect for Present Tense
History of the Health Sciences Section Program
Monday, 17 May 1999 - 4pm to 5:30pm

AbstractsFrom the Past to the Future: the Evolution of Electronic and Information Technology and Societal Factors Impacting on Academic Health Sciences LibrariesDesert Rheumatism: a Natural History of Valley Fever in Southern Arizona


Paper Title

Stephen J. Greenberg
History of the Health Sciences Division,
National Library of Medicine Bethesda, MD


Elizabeth R. Warner
Coordinator of Information Literacy Programs
Beth A. Bensman
University Archivist
Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA.

Historical Investigation as "Scrap Craft:" Teaching Research with Original Sources to Occupational Therapy Students

helen-ann brown
Information Services, Samuel J. Wood Library/C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center, Joan and Sanford I. Weill College of Medicine and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, New York NY

Can You Get Through to MEDLINE?

T.A. Singarella
Professor and Director
Health Sciences Library amd Biocommunications Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis TN

Gerald (Jerry) Perry
Head of Information Services
Arizona Health Sciences Library, The University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

History of the Health Sciences Poster Session


That Girl There is Doctor in Medicine": Elizabeth Blackwell, America's First Woman M.D.

Page 1 and Page 2 of the Flyer for this session

Based on an exhibit on display at the National Library of Medicine, this poster describes the obstacles encounted by Elizabeth Blackwell as she attempted to enter medical school..

Presenter: Carol Clausen - Preservation/Cataloging Librarian, National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine Division, Bethesda, MD

History of the Health Sciences Business Meeting



Monday 17 May

2pm to 3:30pm