Additional Selected NLM Resources for Educators and Students

Primary NN/LM MAR Contact: Lydia N. Collins / Consumer Health Coordinator / lydia@pitt.edu

  • The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of how tthe past informs the present and can shape the future.
    • These exhibitions provide lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources enhancing the awareness of and appreciation for the collections of NLM
    • These exhibitions and resources engage diverse audiences and explore a variety of topics in the history of medicine
    • The Traveling Exhibition Program is available to member libraries
    • The Exhibition Program: Education Resources provides information on resources for K-12 educators.
  • The History of Medicine Division of NLM provides additional information for Educators and Students
  • The Profiles in Science database enables students to view the personal papers of Nobel Prize-winning scientists such as, Joshua Lederberg, Linus Pauling, Julius Axelrod and many others
  • The NLM historical collection of materials related to health and disease are among the richest in the world with:
  • NLM collections include an Arabic manuscript from 1094 on gastrointestinal disease, as well as handwritten letters from notable figures such as Louis Pasteur and Florence Nightingale
  • NLM has a variety of online resources to supplement your teaching curriculum: NN/LM MAR K-12 Professionals Resource Guide