Health & Medicine : History of Medicine

Subject Librarians

Subject Librarian Diane Johnson

Diane Johnson
(573) 882-6142
JohnsonE@health.missouri.edu

Health & Medicine : History of Medicine

Core Resources

Databases for Articles


Databases for History of Medicine

America History and Life Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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   Contains almost 400,000 bibliographic references concerning the history of the
United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. In addition to covering all key
English-language historical journals, selected historical journals from major countries, state and local history journals, and a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and
humanities and also included. [more]

Citation Classics from the Institute of Scientific Information
http://garfield.library.upenn.edu/classics/
   Authors of highly cited papers offer personal reflections on their research: how the project was initiated, obstacles encountered, and reflections on their success. Search for a specific article/author, or browse by date. A compilation of columns which originally appeared in Current Contents from 1977-1993. [more]

Current Bibliography in the History of Technology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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Gale Virtual Reference Library Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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   Search every word in over 200 encyclopedias and reference books covering all disciplines, including the Encyclopedia of Bioethics, the Encyclopedia of Cancer, the Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease, the Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior, The Encyclopedia of Sociology, and many more. A complete list of titles can be found here. The text can be translated into Spanish, French, German, Italianb, Portuguese, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, or Korean. English language MP3 audiofiles are also available from the Tools menu. [more]

HISTLINE
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=search&db=pubmed&term=history[sb]&tool=LOCATORplusVersionI&holding=nlmlib
   The HISTLINE history of medicine database is no longer available. Historical journal articles can be searched in PubMed; the books and book chapters formerly found in HISTLINE have been moved to LocatorPlus. All books, book chapters, and journal articles from 1964-1993 formerly found in HISTLINE can also be found in the print resource, Bibliography of the History of Medicine, in the reference collection at the Health Sciences Library. [more]

Historical Abstracts Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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   References cover the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life), including the key historical journals from virtually every major country, plus a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities that are of special interest to researchers and students
of history. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000
citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and
citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical
research. [more]

Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General’s Office
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   Includes more than 3.7 million references to books (250,000 items), dissertations (300,000 items), analytics [e.g., journal articles, newspaper articles, obituaries, and letters] (2.5 million items) and portraits (4,400 items) found in the 61 volume set of the same name. The Library of the Surgeon General’s Office was the precursor to today’s National Library of Medicine. Even though the series began publication in 1880, older items can be found here as well. [more]

Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://ew3dm6nd8c.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&N=100&L=EW3DM6ND8C&S=A_T_M&C=isis&x=34&y=7
  
Literature Arts and Medicine Database Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Search?action=startann
   An database of prose, poetry, film and art works dealing with health and medicine. Searchable by medium, author/creator, title, era, and subject. [more]

OLDMEDLINE
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   Citations from the back volumes of Cumulated Index Medicus prior to 1966; older items are gradually being added. [more]

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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   Also Known as: New York Times;historical New York Times; NYT
ProQuest Historical Newspapers digitally reproduces every issue of the New York Times (1851-2006) from cover-to-cover. It provides full page-image and full-text searching of the newspaper. [more]

Journals


Journals for History of Medicine

Browse Journals on History of Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
http://ew3dm6nd8c.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=EW3DM6ND8C&list=2&S=SC&C=MHD006666
  

Tips for finding journals and journal articles

  • Looking for a specific article or journal? Try the Journal/Article Finder
  • Need to search for articles by keyword or topic? Try Databases in the Databases tab

Other Resources Online


Other Resources Online for History of Medicine

Controlled Trials from History
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   A chronological listing of early clinical trials published from biblical times through the mid-twentieth century, often with commentaries. Links to complete text or key passages, portraits, biographical information, and teaching materials are included for some of the trials. From the James Lind Library, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

Diseases and Conditions depicted in the Tate Art Gallery Collection, London
http://www.tate.org.uk/servlet/SubjectSearch
   Look under People‚ĶDiseases and Conditions to see artwork depicting various diseases in the Tate Galleries in London

History of the Health Sciences Word Wide Web Links
http://www.mla-hhss.org/histlink.htm
   Links to databases, journals, libraries, and websites on the history of health sciences. Compiled by the Medical Library Association’s History of Health Sciences Section.

History of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Health Related Professions (HRP)
http://library.muhealth.org/docs/history/historyhealthrelatedprofessions.htm
   A Selected List of Sources in MU Libraries

History of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
http://library.muhealth.org/docs/history/historyschoolofmedicine.htm
   A Selected List of Sources in MU Libraries

History of the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Nursing
http://library.muhealth.org/docs/history/historyschoolofnursing.htm
   A Selected List of Sources in MU Libraries

Images from the History of Medicine
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   An index of nearly 60,000 prints and photographs from the history of medicine collection.

MedHist
http://www.intute.ac.uk/healthandlifesciences/medhist/
  
National Library of Medicine History of Medicine Division Finding Aid
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/consortium/index.html
   Also Known as: NLM HMD EAD collection
Browse and search the archives of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine. [more]

National Library of Medicine Online Images in the History of Medicine
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   A searchable database of nearly 60,000 prints and photographs from the history of medicine collection.

Origins and History of the Washington University School of Medicine Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.
http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/wusm-hist/index.htm
   Chronicles the history of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis from 1840-1991. From the Becker Medical Library.

Review of the Hospitals of the University of Missouri-Columbia
http://library.muhealth.org/docs/history/historyreviewhospital1986.htm
   Written by Keith J. Weinhold in April 1986, it examines the history of the University of Missouri hospitals.

Wellcome Images
http://wellcomeimages.org/
   [more]

Who Named It?
http://www.whonamedit.com/index.cfm
   An encyclopedic dictionary of eponyms. Aims to ultimately provide biographical information on over 15,000 diseases and medical phenomena named after a person; currently contains over 6000 eponyms. Search by eponym, or by name, gender or national origin of the person.

eBooks / Books


eBooks / Books for History of Medicine

Medical History of British India
http://www.nls.uk/indiapapers/index.html
   [more]

Nineteenth Century Microfiche Project Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
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   Search over 1.3 million books and official publications, 61,647 archival collections and 15.5 million journal articles published in the 1800s. [more]

Tips for finding books

  • Looking for a specific book? Try the Book Finder
    • The Book Finder first searches in the MERLIN catalog.
    • If no resources are found in MERLIN, the search moves to the MOBIUS catalog (a catalog of many Missouri libraries).
  • Need to search for a book by keyword or topic? Search the MERLIN catalog