Finding Aid Collections

NLM Finding Aids Consortium The National Library of Medicine has added the Osler Library’s archival listing index to its History of Medicine Finding Aids Consortium web site. The makes available 3,024 finding aids available for review. Web Site: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/consortium/ Read more

Historical Newspapers

The following newspaper subscription services are among the most popular: British Newspaper Archive The Archive represents a joint venture between brightsolid and the British Library. The organizations plan to digitize 40 million newspaper pages from the Library’s collection. Although you can search the archive for free, there is small a cost associated with accessing and […] Read more

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind, 1700-2000

An Interdisciplinary Conference 14-16 June 2012 Northumbria University Keynote Speakers: Professor Joel P. Eigen (Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania) Professor Melinda A. Rabb (Professor of English, Brown University, Rhode Island) Dr. Judith A. Tucker (Senior Lecturer in the School of Design, Leeds University) This cross-period and interdisciplinary conference seeks […] Read more

New York Academy of Medicine History of Medicine Research Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the New York Academy of Medicine’s two history of medicine research fellowships. Read more

The History of Pain Without Lesion in the mid-late Nineteenth Century West

The Birkbeck Pain Project invites the submission of abstracts in connection with a public Workshop to be held on 19 May 2012 at The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London entitled “The History of Pain Without Lesion in the Mid-to-Late 19th c. West.” The Workshop is being organised by Visiting Fellow Daniel […] Read more

Funding Opportunity: International Blaise Pascal research chairs

Fondation de l’École Normale Supérieure Funding enables internationally acclaimed foreign scientists in exact sciences, life sciences, humanities and social sciences, applied sciences and new technologies to spend 12 full months at one or more well known higher learning or research institutions in Paris or Ile-de-France. Four awards, worth up to €200,000 each, are available. Award […] Read more

CSHM/SCHM: Call for Nominations/Appel de candidatures

CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE/ SOCIÉTÉ CANADIENNE D’HISTOIRE DE LA MÉDECINE (www.cshm-schm.ca) CALL FOR NOMINATIONS/APPEL DE CANDIDATURES The Nominating committee is calling for nominations for two positions on the board of the CSHM/SCHM: the secretary-treasurer (2012-2015), and a regional representative for the Western Provinces (2012-2014). Le Comité des mises en candidature de la […] Read more

Postgraduate Forum for the History of Medicine

The PGFHOM is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas both with other members and the outside world and while ostensibly based in the UK, is open to all Masters, PhD and early career students.  The structure of the network is very open, and is designed to facilitate students looking for help, organizing a conference […] Read more

Call for Proposals for a history of SickKids

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), in partnership with the University of Toronto Press (UTP), invites interested historians and other experienced authors to submit a proposal for a comprehensive history of SickKids. Read more

Academic Reference Managers

Medical historians can benefit from the use of academic reference managers. The more advanced reference managers provide article indexing and search capabilities, cloud-based services, biographic and footnote managers, as well as tight integration with leading word processors, such as Microsoft Word and OpenOffice. Read more