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Welcome to the National Library of Medicine

Just over 3 miles from our school is one of our Nation's best kept educational secrets.  This US goverment agency  is an incredibel place for science, social studies, health and  English classes to visit.  It also produces a plethora of images and information through its databases to help your classes achieve their instructional goals.  On this page, learn about its physical and online resources.

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EXHIBITS (Now Showing in the Library)

 

EXHIBITS (Traveling to an area near us)

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IMAGES FROM THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE (Electronic Database)

"Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to over 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM).

The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century."  READ MORE

 

DIGITAL EXHIBITS (Free and Online)

The Library of Medicine produces a number of online exhibits of images, text, videos, etc.  on a wide variety of topics.  Many include lesson plans and extended activities.  For Example:

 

Pick Your Poison

Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America. While some remain socially acceptable, others are outlawed because of their toxic, and intoxicating, characteristics. These classifications have shifted at different times in history, and will continue to change. 

This exhibits explores the cultural rise and fall of five substances (tobacco, opium, marijuana, cocaine, and alcohol).

OTHER EXHIBITS

 

MEDICAL DATABASES

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