HIST 3910: Disease & Medicine in History from the 19th Century to Today: Resources outside of the University of Utah
A brief subject guide to supplement scholarship and research related to the History of the Health Sciences
There are thousands of resources available for research related to the History of the Health Sciences. Selected here are a handful of examples of both specific tools and collections of links and databases. Any and each of these can serve as a jumping-off point for further investigation.
Resources outside of the University of Utah
- Heirs of HippocratesA database of important historical materials at the John Martin Rare Book Room at the University of Iowa
- Medical Heritage LibraryPromotes free and open access to quality
historical resources in medicine by scanning history of
medicine printed materials and making them freely available on the Internet.
- National Library of Medicine: Turning the Pages OnlineDigital versions of classics of medicine including the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus (17th century BCE), Andreas Vesalius's De Humani Corporis Fabrica, and more.
- National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division"Collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world's richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease."
- Osler Library Prints CollectionMcGill Library site with 2,500 visual history of medicine documents (prints, photographs, drawings, posters, & cartoons) from the 17th to 20th countries.