This online collection offers important historical perspectives on the science and public policy of epidemiology today and contributes to the understanding of the global, social–history, and public–policy implications of diseases.
Offering valuable insights to students of the history of medicine and to researchers seeking an historical context for current epidemiology, the collection contributes to the understanding of the global, social–history, and public–policy implications of disease. Contagion is also a unique social–history resource for students of many ages and disciplines. Related links for other diseases.
The History of Vaccines website includes an interactive timeline of vaccination history, online classroom activities, and a gallery of over 700 items related to vaccination. These three sections of the website include a number of helpful visuals (such as an interactive animation designed to help individuals visualize the concept of herd immunity) and intriguing primary documents. The Articles tab includes a variety of readings aimed at students, educators, and families alike.
Specifically the "Gay Rights Movement, Series 3: ACT UP: The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power" collection.
Extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. The archive also contains personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, among others.
1740 to 1941
American Periodicals contains the full text of a wide variety of early American periodicals such as The American Apollo (1792-1792), The Boston Weekly - Magazine (1743-1743), and The Philadelphia Minerva (1795-1798).
Indexes to Historical Journals and Magazines
International Index to Periodicals. 1920-1965
Print: Tisch Reference Indexes AI 3 .R47. For journals and scholarly articles written during this time period.
The most detailed account of U.S. culture and history you’ll find anywhere—based on the renowned research power of Readers’ Guide!
For over 100 years, library users have relied on Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature as the ultimate index of subjects in the popular press, such as magazines written at the time, including Time and Newsweek. Mostly U.S. magazines.
Fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900, and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900 Contents include contemporary accounts of the Civil War, unusual occurrences and natural disasters, official government proclamations, tax bills and town meeting reports, clipper ship sailing cards, early trade cards, bill heads, theater and music programs, stock certificates, menus, etc.
The Reports of the Surgeon General contains official reports, conference and workshop reports, and proceedings from the Office of the Surgeon General. As part of its Profiles in Science project, the National Library of Medicine has digitized and made available over the World Wide Web the Reports of the Surgeon General for use by the public.