The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
What to do with the nasty stuff in your collections—definitions, suggestions, guidelines, resources.
What to collect to document the history of AIDS.
A general description of the field of public health and its evolution.
Biographical sketches of mainly early Washington, D.C. area physicians.
A short history of the U.S. Public Health Service.
114 annotated bibliographic entries on pharmaceutical equipment and historical pharmaceutical displays, mainly Europe
and the United States.
A history of the first federal law regulating the interstate and foreign sale of a specific class of drugs in the United States. Illustrations of objects and trade literature in the NMAH collections.
A more popular version of the “Biologics Control Act of 1902” paper.
An early exploration of how Internet technologies might be used to promote learning through socially-mediated interactions. Identifies potential use of the Web for social networking and learning as well as naming bandwidth as a major factor in the quality of interactions.
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