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National Library of Medicine

Archive-It Partner Since: Mar, 2009

Organization Type: National Institutions

Organization URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/   

Description:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, collects, preserves, and makes available to the public information about health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences. To continue fulfilling this mission, NLM is collecting and archiving related Web content, which also serves to document the histories of health and medicine.

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Bioethics web archive

Archived since: Feb, 2016

Description:

A selective collection of websites documenting topics in bioethics, including a focus on ethical, legal, and social implication of gene-editing. Collecting began in 2016 following the launch of the Human Gene-Editing Initiative by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine to facilitate decision making for the responsible use of human gene-editing research. Archived websites are primarily in English. NLM will continue to develop, review, describe, and add content to the collection.

Subject:   Science & Health ,  Society & Culture

Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention web archive

Archived since: Jan, 2017

Description:

A selective collection of 12 websites archived in connection with the NLM exhibition Confronting Violence: Improving Women's Lives at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/confrontingviolence/. This curated collection of websites highlights anti-domestic violence resources from federal, state, and local governments, national or issues-based organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit sources.

Subject:   Science & Health ,  Society & Culture

Environmental Health web archive

Archived since: Mar, 2016

Description:

Selective collection of approximately 50 websites archived beginning in March 2016 to document environmental health topics, including lead in the Flint, Michigan water system, which was declared a federal emergency in early 2016. The archive includes websites provided on NLM's Specialized Information Services Division's Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System resource page (https://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/FlintLeadWater.pdf). Archived websites are primarily in English. NLM will continue to add new topics to the collection.

Subject:   Government - US Federal,  Science & Health ,  Society & Culture Lead Environment Disasters

Global Health Events web archive

Archived since: Oct, 2014

Description:

A selective collection of over 200 websites archived by the National Library of Medicine beginning in 2014 related to global health events, including the 2014 Ebola Outbreak and the severe neurological complications associated with Zika virus disease in 2015-2016. Included in the archive are websites and social media of government and non-government organizations, journalists, healthcare workers, and scientists in the United States and around the world, with an aim to collect and preserve a diversity of perspectives. Archived websites are primarily in English. NLM will continue to develop, review, describe, and add content to the collection.

Subject:   Government - National,  Science & Health ,  Spontaneous Events Ebola hemorrhagic fever Ebola virus disease Zika Virus Zika Virus Infection

HIV/AIDS web archive

Archived since: Jan, 2017

Description:

A selective collection of over 150 websites archived by the National Library of Medicine beginning in 2017 on biomedical, clinical, cultural, and social aspects of HIV/AIDS in the early 21st century. The collection’s principal themes are HIV treatment, HIV prevention, biomedical research on HIV/AIDS, clinical care for HIV patients, living with HIV, and social-cultural responses to HIV/AIDS. The collection includes websites for U.S. federal agencies, state public health HIV/AIDS departments, community organizations, international clinical trial and vaccine research sites, non-governmental organizations, advocacy groups, and a wide array of social media including blogs, YouTube videos, Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, and more. Archived websites are primarily in English. NLM will continue to develop, review, describe, and add content to the collection.

Subject:   Science & Health ,  Society & Culture Blogs & Social Media HIV treatment HIV prevention Biomedical research on HIV/AIDS Clinical care for HIV patients Living with HIV Social-cultural responses to HIV/AIDS

Health and Medicine Blogs

Archived since: Jun, 2011

Description:

Blogs of patients, physicians, nurses, and other individuals in healthcare fields.

Subject:   Science & Health ,  Blogs & Social Media Society & Culture participatory medicine diabetes nursing oncology pediatrics

Opioid Epidemic web archive

Archived since: Aug, 2017

Description:

A selective collection of websites archived by the National Library of Medicine on the current opioid epidemic in the United States, declared a public health emergency in October 2017. Archived content includes websites and social media documenting a wide range of responses to and perspectives on the epidemic, including voices from of the medical and public health communities, the addiction research, policymakers and policy reformers, law enforcement, and the addicted and their families and communities. Archived websites are primarily in English. NLM will continue to develop, review, describe, and add content to the collection.

Subject:   Science & Health ,  Society & Culture Blogs & Social Media

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