masthead from the first NLM Technical Bulletin

It’s the NLM Technical Bulletin’s Golden Anniversary!

How do I send an email? This wasn’t an easy question in 1972. Fortunately, you could have learned what to do by turning to page 6 of the newsletter we now call the NLM Technical Bulletin. For 50 years, searchers and librarians have been relying on the NLM Technical Bulletin to find out about everything…

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Test Your Knowledge of NLM Presidential Trivia

As the nation prepares to celebrate Washington’s Birthday, NLM in Focus would like to share a few of NLM’s connections to five past presidents. Can you name the president for each challenge? Who said this? At the time of NLM’s sesquicentennial, this US president said: “American citizens, for whom the health of their loved ones…

three historical buildings where the National Library of Medicine was previously housed

Three easy questions. Three surprising NLM answers.

What is the most famous house in Washington, DC? What is the most famous theater in Washington, DC? What is the most famous name in museums in Washington, DC? The National Library of Medicine was located at three prestigious places in Washington, DC, before moving to the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda in…