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Glass eyes.

Meeting a medical artifact: Artificial eyes

Students in Dominique Tobbell’s Technology and Medicine in Modern America class had a unique opportunity to place contemporary issues in medicine and health care in their historical context. In the second of a series of three articles, we showcase the work of U of M College of Biological Sciences student, Sarah Copeland, and her research on artificial eyes.
Early 1900s model of a binaural (two-ear-piece) stethoscope.

Meeting a medical artifact

Students in Dominique Tobbell’s Technology and Medicine in Modern America class had a unique opportunity to place contemporary issues in medicine and health care in their historical context. In a series of articles, we will showcase the work of Tobbell’s students. First up: an exploration of the stethoscope by U of M College of Liberal Arts student Maria Scanlan.

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness

The Bio-Medical Library is pleased to host Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. This traveling exhibit produced by the National Library of Medicine explores the connection between wellness, illness, and cultural life through a combination of interviews with Native people, artwork, objects, and interactive media.
Erin Rardon

Erin Reardon joins the Bio-Medical Library as a Medical School Librarian

Erin Reardon, MFA, MLIS, has recently joined the Bio-Medical Library as one of four librarians working with the Medical School. As a liaison to the Medical School, she will support teaching, learning, and research through literature searches, systematic reviews, and evidence-based practice.
People using group study rooms

Refreshing the Veterinary Medical Library

The Veterinary Medical Library is gearing up for a refresh that will add furniture and update spaces to support all types of learning.
Doodle of man

Color Our Collections

From February 3 — 7, the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine will participate in The New York Academy of Medicine’s social media campaign #ColorOurCollections. The library's 2020 coloring book is dedicated to marginalia - handwritten annotations in the margins of books left by readers.
Health Sciences Library Nametag

The Bio-Medical Library’s New Year’s Resolutions

We are sharing our New Year's Resolutions and wishing you happy studying and easy information searching in 2020.
Natalie Buckland shares Harry Potter exhibit.

Historical Hogwarts

College of Liberal Arts undergraduate student Natalie Buckland worked with the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine to create a Harry Potter-themed pop-up exhibit. This was part of Natalie’s participation in the CLA Dean's First Year Research & Creative Scholars Program. Learn more about her experience, the skills she developed, and the knowledge she gained.
Teresa Bisson demonstrating virtual reality

Top 10 Health Sciences Libraries stories of 2019

We're closing out 2019 with a look back at our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy this summary of the innovative, creative, and even unexpected work of the Health Sciences Library, the Veterinary Medical Library, and the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine

Envisioning yourself in a new library space

As the hub for all the health professional schools, the Health Sciences Education Center spaces will promote interprofessional education and interaction. Our Health Sciences and Wangensteen Historical libraries will play an important role in the building's interdisciplinary mission.  Here are a few examples of how we are building our space as a service.

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