Tour 7b: The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division

Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:45 PM-5:15 PM
Park Tower Room 8226 (Marriott Wardman Park)

Tour leader: Stephen J. Greenberg, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine

Participants will tour the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. The tour will include rare medical books (some dating back to the 11th century), modern manuscript collections, prints and photos, historic audiovisuals, two rotating exhibitions, and current digital access and preservation projects.

Important: The National Library of Medicine is a U.S. government agency, located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. Participants will be required to produce a government-issued photo ID and pass through a security checkpoint.

Limit 15 people. $10 members, $15 nonmembers

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