Research Centers and Digital Resources

RESEARCH CENTERS

Wellcome Library
London, UK
http://wellcomelibrary.org/

Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, Durham University
Durham, UK
https://www.dur.ac.uk/chmd/

Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
https://www.hopkinshistoryofmedicine.org/content/library

Osler Library of the History of Medicine
McGill University
http://www.mcgill.ca/library/branches/osler

Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
San Francisco State University
http://longmoreinstitute.sfsu.edu/

Huntington Library
Pasadena, CA
http://www.huntington.org/WebAssets/Templates/general.aspx?id=17334

Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health
New York, NY
http://www.nyam.org/library/center-history-medicine-and-public-health/

CHRONOI Research Center
Berlin, Germany
http://www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/chronoi

Freie Universität Berlin Project
“Episteme in Motion: Transfer of Knowledge from the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period” The Transfer of Medical Episteme in the ‘Encyclopaedic’ Compilations of Late Antiquity

 

DIGITAL DATABASES & RESOURCE SITES

The Medical Heritage Library
https://archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary

Medical Library Association, History of the Health Sciences section
http://www.mla-hhss.org/histlink.htm

 

DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTIONS

Wellcome Image Archive (over 100,000 images available under Creative Commons License), accessible at http://welcomeimages.org/
* Images of artifacts and objects from London’s Science Museum’s medical collections, accessible at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/ihm/

 

MAJOR LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES 

Compiled by the Hannah Unit at McMaster University: https://medhumanities.mcmaster.ca/index/libraries-archives-museums/major-libraries-and-archives-worldwide