May 27, 2022

View Online: A Film From 1963 Provides a Look at “Inner Workings” of the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

A video of film about the National Library of Medicine released in 1963 was made available by the National Library of Medicine (on YouTube) in the past day.

From the Description:

This film describes the history, the facilities, and the inner workings of the National Library of Medicine. It also shows part of the 1961 dedication ceremony for the original Bethesda building and of a Board of Regents meeting. Speakers include Dr. Worth B. Daniels and Senators Abraham Ribicoff and Lister Hill.

Note: Note: The film/video along with a text transcript is also available direct from the National Library of Medicine Digital Collections for online viewing and/or download.

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