Disaster Information Outreach Symposium Draws Large, Enthusiastic Audience

“It’s great. There’s really good information,” says Dolores Judkins, who flew across country to attend a first-of-its-kind event at the National Library of Medicine. NLM held a Disaster Information Outreach Symposium, highlighting the fast-changing role of librarians and information professionals in providing guidance and resources in emergency and disaster management situations—a role that increasingly is…

A Delicate Touch: Preserving Rare Books, Prints, Letters and Other Objects on Paper at the NLM

(The National Library of Medicine will join libraries and institutions nationwide to celebrate the second annual Preservation Week (April 24-30), promoting ways to preserve belongings whether in a library, museum, or home. To highlight NLM’s 2011 Preservation Week activities, we have a behind the scenes look at how the Library preserves its valuable collection of…