News and notes for history of science-medicine-technology, April-May 2017

Sigmund Freud Papers are now available from the Library of Congress. Some materials are not yet digitized but there is quite a lot available now. Blog post about the launch: Now Online: Sigmund Freud Collection.

Medical Perspectives on World War 2, new to National Library of Medicine (NLM) Digital Collections. “To date, NLM has scanned over 500 books and pamphlets of the over 1000 selected for this digital collection. All materials digitized for the World War 2 collection were published by federal, state or local governments and consequently are in the public domain.”

Check Olin Transformation Update for approximate dates of opening Olin Library north entrance (June 30), closing Olin Library south entrance (July 6), and closing Arc spaces (May 11).

I’m experimenting with a scheduler so you may make appointments with me online, if you wish. You’ll get more customized availability if you email me of course. Make an appointment with Ruth

Special Collections at Olin Library is processing a Danforth Campus copy of The fabric of the human body : an annotated translation of the 1543 and 1555 editions / by Daniel H. Garrison, Malcolm H. Hast. 2 volumes. Basel : Karger, 2014. [Becker Medical Library still has a copy also.]

From Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in April and May, 2017:

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Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: Phone: 314-935-4819